Film Reviews

The Brink Portrait of political operative Steve Bannon who presents himself as a rough rider on the right side of history. Shadow
Tigerland A documentary about a century of conservation efforts to save tigers in India and Russia. Compassion
Apollo 11 A well-done documentary about the American space mission that made astronaut Neil Armstrong the first human on the moon. Questing
What Is Democracy? A thought-provoking documentary presenting the challenges and flaws of democracy from ancient Greece to modern times. Meaning
The Gospel of Eureka A gently moving portrait of a town standing at the crossroads of faith and freedom. Faith
Searching for Ingmar Bergman A loving tribute to an enigmatic legend of cinema. Imagination
Amazing Grace An unearthed and restored musical time capsule showcasing a legendary artist in her prime. Imagination
Springsteen on Broadway A breathtaking personal tribute by the songwriter/storyteller to the spirituality of place, relationships, and service. Teachers
The Dawn Wall A suspenseful rock-climbing documentary with the power to lift spirits. Questing
Quincy A loving tribute to a fearless and legendary artist. Imagination
Family in Transition An intensely intimate profile of a Transgender woman and her transforming support network. Transformation
Every Act of Life A love letter to a well-lived life in the theater. Imagination
Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram Story of the Nigerian school girls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram now adjusting to being released. Shadow
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A An intimate portrait of an artist courting the intersection of creativity and controversy. Imagination
Intelligent Lives A solid case for tearing down the walls created by intelligence testing supported by the uplifting stories of those whose have escaped this segregation. You
Tea with the Dames Entertaining conversations among four grand Dames of the English theatre and film scene about their public and private lives. You
City of Joy An inspiring story of compassion and service in a program training rape victims to be community leaders. Compassion
Do You Trust This Computer? An absorbing documentary on the implications of the rapid development of Artificial Intelligence. Meaning
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
Mercury 13 A splendid documentary about the little known female pilots tested for spaceflight in 1961. You
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