DVD/Streaming Reviews

Midnight Traveler A moving story of migration captured on three iPhones. Hope
For Sama A heart-wrenching and unflinching documentary filmed by a young mother and citizen journalist living through the siege of Aleppo, Syria. Peace
Becoming Nobody An interview with the renowned spiritual teacher on the really big questions of life. Teachers
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice A top-drawer documentary about the longtime reigning queen of pop music. Imagination
Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins Thought-provoking documentary on the journalist whose humor challenged government incompetence and social injustices. Vision
The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash A glorious documentary about the musical ministry of the Man in Black. Faith
Honeyland A heart-stirring eco-documentary about a nurturing female beekeeper in Macedonia. Nurturing
The Cave An emotionally rich portrait of an inspiring young doctor caring for her patients in the Syrian war. Peace
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Enlightening and wide-ranging documentary on the life and work of the great African-American writer. Imagination
Echo in the Canyon The story of a Los Angeles neighborhood that produced some of the best music of the 1960s. Imagination
Hesburgh Fascinating documentary about a religious leader who was a master of human relations. Teachers
The Gospel of Eureka A gently moving portrait of a town standing at the crossroads of faith and freedom. Faith
Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story Top-drawer documentary on the African-American mystic, pastor, and spiritual mentor to leaders in the civil rights movement. Justice
The Biggest Little Farm The hopeful story of a natural farm built on biodiversity and a recognition of interconnections, impermanence, and transformation. Transformation
The Brink Portrait of political operative Steve Bannon who presents himself as a rough rider on the right side of history. Shadow
The River and the Wall A remarkable documentary that gives us hope that young people documenting the consequences of a border wall will make a difference. Hope
Amazing Grace An unearthed and restored musical time capsule showcasing a legendary artist in her prime. Imagination
A Whale of a Tale A Japanese documentary that returns to the small town featured in The Cove to record the continuing controversy over the killing of dolphins. Listening
Tea with the Dames Entertaining conversations among four grand Dames of the English theatre and film scene about their public and private lives. You
Apollo 11 A well-done documentary about the American space mission that made astronaut Neil Armstrong the first human on the moon. Questing
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