DVD Reviews

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
Every Act of Life A love letter to a well-lived life in the theater. Imagination
Moynihan The life and accomplishments of a bold creative spirit in American politics. Justice
Love, Gilda Informative and emotionally touching documentary about the beloved comedian. You
Mantra: Sounds into Silence An edifying and inspirational documentary about the global phenomenon of kirtan music. Devotion
Almost Sunrise A profound and hopeful documentary about the challenges faced by soldiers returning from war. Shadow
The World Before Your Feet Fascinating documentary about a zealot, the turf he loves, and his gift of wonder. Wonder
On Her Shoulders The inspiring spiritual odyssey of a young Yazidi woman who has brought hope to her people. Hope
Of Fathers and Sons A rare opportunity to see how boys are immersed in violence and trained to become killers by a terrorist group. Shadow
Free Solo An intimately affecting nail-biter of a rock-climbing documentary. Questing
Far From the Tree Documentary about the challenges of raising difficult children. You
King in the Wilderness An extraordinary documentary on the last 18 months of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s selfless and harrowing spiritual journey. Justice
The King Documentary about the rise and decline of Elvis Presley as a metaphor for the rise and decline of America. Meaning
Fahrenheit 11/9 A powerful, even frightening, documentary on what's happening to America's democracy. Justice
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