Film Reviews

Country Music A monumental series about the history, impact, and musicians of the popular music genre. Imagination
Luce A taut psychological thriller that questions race, identity, and class assumptions. Shadow
Tigers Are Not Afraid (Vuelven) A haunting fairy tale with an urgent message. Shadow
The Sound of Silence A creative exploration of the interactions between humans and the sounds of the things around them. Silence
Alternate Endings Six creative ways dying people and their families are taking control of their deaths and the disposal of their remains. Love
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark A frighteningly fun and meaningful adaptation of classic horror stories. Shadow
Edie Inspiring story about an adventuresome elder who discovers the fire inside herself. You
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
Los Reyes A gentle portrait of canine friendship in an urban skate park. Compassion
Official Secrets A true story about conscience as a catalyst to change, a spur to morality, and a source of hope. Justice
Aga Visually stunning portrait of the spiritual struggles of indigenous people to survive. Connections
The Nightingale A hellish interrogation of colonialism’s effects on physical and emotional landscapes. Justice
Give Me Liberty A frantic exploration of community forming amidst chaos. Connections
American Factory Documentary about how culture clashes in factories highlight changes in the global economy. You
Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins Thought-provoking documentary on the journalist whose humor challenged government incompetence and social injustices. Vision
Blinded by the Light A buoyant tribute to the power of music to change lives. You
One Child Nation A deeply personal journey through a nation’s shadowy population control policy. Shadow
David Crosby: Remember My Name Biodocumentary about a rock star whose love of music helped him overcome his self-destructiveness. Imagination
ZZ Top: That Little Ol' Band from Texas Story of the blues-inspired rock band who describe themselves as an oddball group. Imagination
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