Film Tag: Gary Robinson

Telling the Truth, Part 1: The Historical Hoax That Created a Saint

This hard-hitting historical documentary explores and exposes myths, hoaxes and falsehoods regarding California’s Spanish missions built in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Consisting of several parts, the myths undeservedly glorified mission founder Junipero Serra, recently sainted by the Pope, while denigrating the region’s original inhabitants, California Indians. These falsehoods came to be accepted as… Read more »