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Seasons in Detail



A new series of Witness documentaries begins with this funny, poignant film about the realities of life in a catholic convent today.

When York convent's school went comprehensive in the mid-80's, the nuns had to search for a new ways to make ends meet, and with the help of John Paul Getty and a business manager, they now have a thriving business: Bar Convent Enterprises, with a cafe, a museum, a B&B and conference facilities.

With unique access to convent life, this film sees the sisters as they work, pray and relax, discovering some of their innermost secrets.

Genre: Documentary

When is Witness next on TV?

It's next showing on Al Jazeera English Today, 3:30am and on Al Jazeera English Today, 6:00am. See more...