Film Reviews

Joan Baez: I Am a Noise A raw look at the public and private struggles of the singer and activist. Justice
The Holdovers A dramedy about three people reframing sadness and loneliness during the holidays. Transformation
Killers of the Flower Moon A love story set amidst a series of murders revealing how indigenous people have been victims of the shadow side of American society -- racism and white supremacy. Shadow
My Sailor My Love Touching story about a father and daughter dealing with the challenges of both giving and receiving care. Love
Oppenheimer An intense, inventively filmed, and well-acted biopicture about the kinds of events that are hard on the heart. Shadow
Looking for Home A variety of accounts of the meaning of home around the world. Meaning
The Other Tom Poignant story of a mother trying to decide what is the best approach for dealing with her son who has ADHD. Love
I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing A Canadian drama about a quirky woman's creativity and passion. Imagination
The First 54 Years: An Abbreviated Manuel for Milita… A sobering documentary about the effects on all sides of Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people during its military occupation. Compassion
Guest House A moving visit to a community of women determined to rebuild their lives. Justice
Mountaintop A documentary about the recording of the Colorado album by Neil Young with the band Crazy Horse. Connections
The Deported Stories of four immigrants and their families facing the heartbreak of deportation. Compassion
Sides of a Horn A powerful short film that explains the conflict between poachers and rangers over rhinos in Africa. Reverence
The Lavender Scare Another shocking and horrific expose of American hatred and ignorance. Justice
Pig (Khook) A pitch-black comedic skewering of modern culture and artistic ego. Shadow
Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf An enchanting tour led by the world's most famous garden designer and avid plant lover. Imagination
The Peacemaker Fascinating documentary on a Don Quixote peacemaker trying to bring healing to a war-torn world. Peace
A Better Man A documentary in which a couple with a history of domestic violence try to heal the wounds. Meaning
Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry A spiritually abundant documentary on the life and work of a humble rural seer. Meaning
Nowhere to Hide A laser-sharp documentary on the impact on civilians of five years of war and destruction in Iraq. Shadow
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