DVD/Streaming Reviews

The United States vs. Billie Holiday A passionate depiction of a resilient artist and her creative act of protest. Justice
Judas and the Black Messiah A hard-hitting, real life tale of betrayal and racial injustice. Justice
Looking for a Lady with Fangs and a Moustache Lessons in paying attention for a young Tibetan convinced he's dying unless he can find the sacred feminine in the world around him. Attention
Land A soulful and empowering portrait of grief. Kindness
Little Fish A love story set during a pandemic that reminds us of the importance of memories. Love
Hemingway A fascinating documentary on the life of the writer, revealing character qualities we connect to spiritual practices. X-The Mystery
The Social Dilemma Explanations and predictions from some of the creators of social media about the consequences of our growing dependence upon digital communications. Attention
My Octopus Teacher A documentary illustrating the spiritual practice of reverence by a diver observing an octopus for a year. Reverence
Minari A touching slice-of-life story of a Korean-American family trying to create their own version of the American Dream. Openness
Jose A moving meditation on queer coming-of-age in an unaccepting environment. Love
Roadkill A political thriller that raises questions about our tolerance for corruption. Shadow
Soul An animated masterpiece about a soul's adventure that will get you thinking and talking about life and the afterlife, your passions and purpose, and the spark that sets it all going. You
Palm Springs A romantic comedy about two people forced to really live in the present moment. Love
La Llorona A ghost story with an urgent political message. Shadow
Another Round A drunken tumble through midlife crises, which calls for dissection in community conversation. Yearning
Time An intimate account of mass incarceration’s toll on one family and a celebration of the power of love. Justice
One Night in Miami A fictional recreation of a gathering of four Black leaders and their sometimes heated conversation about their goals and aspirations. Justice
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom A fierce and poetic study of music, history, and racism. Justice
News of the World Western about the healing power of storytelling and kindness as a spiritual practice. Kindness
The Father A drama with a mix of sunshine and shadows about a man facing dementia and his daughter struggling to provide him the care he refuses. Love
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