Film Reviews

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
Cold Case Hammarskjold A chilling tale of conspiracy well-told. Questing
The Farewell A sweetly moving portrait of a family facing its matriarch’s impending death. Love
The Sweet Requiem (Kyoyang Ngarmo) A tenderly effective examination of painful memories and radical redemption. Justice
Ode to Joy A comedy that encourages viewers to reflect on what makes them happy. Joy
Light of My Life An extraordinary and deeply spiritual drama about the power of stories and the parent-child bond. Love
After the Wedding An emotionally literate drama in which the characters must deal with their past and present choices. Compassion
The Operative An espionage story that gets us wondering who we trust and why. Questing
Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, and the Student's Journey A fascinating glimpse into the master yoga teacher's philosophy and teaching style. Nurturing
The Deported Stories of four immigrants and their families facing the heartbreak of deportation. Compassion
A Girl From Mogadishu Inspiring story of a true activist and exemplar of bearing witness. You
Astronaut Sweet story of an old man who never gives up on a dream. Yearning
Honeyland A heart-stirring eco-documentary about a nurturing female beekeeper in Macedonia. Nurturing
Angels Are Made of Light An engaging documentary about Afghanistan's youth that activates our empathy. Hope
Cajun Navy Inspiring documentary about a movement of volunteers helping their neighbors during hurricanes and floods. Kindness
For Sama A heart-wrenching and unflinching documentary filmed by a young mother and citizen journalist living through the siege of Aleppo, Syria. Peace
Sea of Shadows A documentary that unreels like an action thriller to tell the story of attempts to save the vaquita porpoise from extinction. Reverence
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