Film Reviews

Mary Magdalene A creative, relevant, and reverent film about Mary Magdalene, a deeply spiritual woman for all ages. Transformation
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote A picaresque and quixotic tale about a filmmaker transformed into a dreamer. Transformation
A Dog's Way Home A touching story about the emotional life of a dog who is separated from her family. Love
The Best of Enemies A remarkable film of hope, daring, and vision. Transformation
Time for Ilhan A profile of an up-and-coming political star and the process of civic participation. Hope
The Mustang Uplifting story about how a wild mustang becomes a spiritual teacher to an emotionally shut-down man. Teachers
Diane A deeply spiritual movie that provides a slice of a caregiver's life. Love
Gloria Bell A portrait of loneliness addressed by letting go and dancing. Love
Out of Blue An exploration of the big mysteries that dwarf crime conundrums. X-The Mystery
The Hummingbird Project Excellent depiction of the cultural clash between speed and simplicity. Shadow
Saint Judy An ethically rich drama about asylum law and the uplifting emotion of elevation. Justice
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind A tribute to a creative, determined, and compassionate African boy. Love
The Kindergarten Teacher A character-driven drama about a schoolteacher who yearns to nurture the poetic brilliance of a student. You
High Flying Bird A probe of the toxins of pro basketball: racism, money greed, and power plays. Shadow
Fighting with My Family Intimate portrait of an English girl who dreams of entering the wild and wonderful world of pro wrestling. You
The Charmer (Charmoren) A spare psychological thriller chronicling an immigrant’s desperate attempt to belong, thrive, and connect. Questing
22 July A thought-provoking drama about the reactions to a lone terrorist who kills 77 people in Norway in 2011. Shadow
Suspiria A wildly grandiose thriller packed with heady commentary on individual and collective guilt and shame. Shadow
Support the Girls A thematically rich dramady about three women who bond together in response to the humiliations at their workplace. Kindness
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Six stories set in the Old West, each with a message about mortality. Questing
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