This documentary tells the story of the historic role played by John Paul II in ending the Cold War and overcoming Soviet domination of Eastern Europe. As voice and a symbol for freedom of conscience, John Paul II gave hope to millions of people struggling under the yoke of oppression behind the Iron Curtain. The Liberation of a Continent tells the story of the power of faith, conscience and human dignity in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. Narrated by Jim Caviezel, this film captures the drama of the liberation of Eastern Europe through footage and interviews with leading experts on the era. This original movie review was created by students at academic institutions affiliated with the Human Rights Network (HRN). All HRN content has been created for educational purposes within applicable fair use guidelines in order to spread respect for the universal human rights principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (United Nations 1948).