The Vatican is the world’s biggest influencer with over 1.2 billion followers. It’s a multinational that has been around since the beginning of our time. A city state with its own bank, its own legal system, its own social security and a global franchise that reaches into the smallest villages and the furthest corners of this earth: the Vatican.
The Vatican: Beyond the walls of the City State is a docuseries that will roam the corridors, papal chambers, back rooms and archives of the Vatican to illuminate the special position the Holy See occupies on the world stage. Every episode focuses on different topic, including the attitude towards sexuality, the position of women in the Vatican, the endless struggle for power, financial malpractices in the Vatican Bank and the papal elections with their incessant lobbying and tugs of war.
With a mix of strong testimonials, an exciting narrative structure and unique archive materials The Vatican is a compelling series that is poised between the atmosphere of Angels and Demons and the inconceivable reality of documentary series such as Wild Wild Country (Netflix) and Leaving Neverland (HBO).