DVD Reviews

A Taxi Driver The inspiring story of a South Korean cab driver whose life is transformed by his heroic activities during the 1980 Gwangju Uprising. Justice
The Post The story behind The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers exposing government lies. Openness
The Tribes of Palos Verdes Story of a sensitive teenage girl who finds her passion and escape from family troubles in surfing. You
The Fencer A celebration of the ethical goodness and heroic acts of a teacher. Teachers
All the Money in the World A thought-provoking morality play about the value of money. Meaning
The Greatest Showman A satisfying musical movie celebrating the spiritual practice of inclusiveness. Openness
Molly's Game A dramatic meditation on risk and what it takes to be a winner in the world of high-stakes poker. Transformation
Dolores A deft and compelling documentary about one of America's premier Latino labor leaders and civil rights activists. Justice
Last Men in Aleppo An unflinching, grippingly realistic, and heart-rending documentary about the senseless carnage of war. Compassion
The Work A raw and immersive documentary set in Folsom Prison where prisoners and three civilians experience a four-day emotional healing encounter. Transformation
The Divine Order The story of the transformation of a submissive housewife into a change-maker in her small conservative Swiss town. Transformation
Downsizing A dramedy about an ordinary man given the choice to become a bodhisattva. Kindness
The Shape of Water A sensuous film that is both a fairy tale and a socially relevant portrait of the prejudices afoot in our times. Love
I, Tonya A wild and raucous biopicture about Tonya Harding who moves too fast on the thin ice of fame and falls. Shadow
Call Me by Your Name An astonishing drama of sexual awakening that explores the exhilarations and anxieties that accompany first love. Love
Walk with Me An enchanting documentary tribute to Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village, the monastic community he founded in 1982. Being Present
Novitiate An illuminating study of religious zeal set in a cloistered convent in Tennessee in the 1960s. Zeal
Lady Bird A dramedy that will appeal to all women who have experienced large doses of love and pain in their relationships with difficult mothers. Yearning
Faces Places A playful and wonder-drenched documentary about an unusual creative collaboration. Imagination
The Breadwinner An animated feature about a young girl who defies the Taliban in Afghanistan through her courage and storytelling. Compassion
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