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Radegund tells the story of Blessed Franz Jägerstätter

Silence received only one nomination for this year’s Academy Awards

The best films of 2016

Son of Saul, The Club and Anomalisa all helped make 2016 a fantastic year in cinema

The director gave interviews to Jesuit publications ahead of the release of his new film about missionary priests in 17th century Japan

The Oscar-winning director was in Rome for a screening of his new film, Silence, at a pontifical university

The film about two Jesuit priests in Japan is already expected to receive Oscar nominations

Will the director rein in the violence in his Passion sequel?

Mel Gibson returns to the director’s chair after a 10-year absence

The honorary Oscar-winner Andrzej Wajda died in hospital at the age of 90 earlier this month

Silence, starring Liam Neeson, is based on Shusaku Endo’s novel about Portuguese missionaries travelling to 17th-century Japan