The Sultan and the Saint
Christian Film Festival Award Winner

 

Title: The Sultan and the Saint

 

Creator: Alexander Kronemer

 

Genre: Documentary

 

Length: 57:00

 

Description: Two men of faith, one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and common ground.  It is the story of Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, and their meeting on a bloody battlefield during the period of Christian-Muslim conflict known as the Crusades.

 

CFF Awards: Best Documentary (Alexander Kronemer, Unity Productions Foundation), Best Documentary Fan Favorite (Alexander Kronemer, Unity Productions Foundation), Best Narrator (Jeremy Irons), Best Actor (Alexander McPherson - Saint Francis of Assisi), Best Actor Supporting (Zack Beyer - Sultan of Egypt Al-Kamil, John Bryne - Emperor of Constantinople Alexos Komenos, Phil Amico - Latin Pope Innocent III, Eric Kramer - Pope’s Representative Cardinal Pelagious, George Tralka Jr. - Crusader Commander John of Brienne, Patrick W. Boyer Jr - The Frisian German Crusader), Best Costumes and Props (Sharon Roggio - Prop Master, and Julie Brent - Costume Designer), and Best Movie Poster (Unity Productions Foundation)!

 

COLFF Awards: TBD

 

Other Awards: TBD

 

Credits:

Alexander Kronemer (Director, Writer, Executive Producer)

Michael Wolfe (Executive Producer)

Jeremy Morrison (Producer)

Alexander McPherson (Cast – Saint Francis of Assisi)

Zack Beyer (Cast – Sultan of Egypt Al-Kamil)

John Bryne (Cast - Emperor of Constantinople Alexos Komenos)

Phil Amico (Cast – Latin Pope Innocent III)

Eric Kramer (Cast – Pope’s Representative Cardinal Pelagious)

George Tralka Jr. (Cast – Crusader Commander John of Brienne)

Sharon Roggio (Prop Master)

Julie Brent (Costume Designer)

 

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