Film Reviews

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love Documentary about the magical and toxic moments in the lifelong relationship between the poet/songwriter and his muse. Love
American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel An educational and intriguing exploration of progressive Christians attempting to reclaim the radical potential of their faith. Faith
The Edge of Democracy A hard-hitting documentary about the fall of democracy in Brazil. Meaning
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin S… A playful, rambling, and rousing rock music extravaganza. Questing
The Lavender Scare Another shocking and horrific expose of American hatred and ignorance. Justice
The Proposal A sophisticated documentary about architecture, power and control, and exquisite beauty. Imagination
Barbara Rubin and The Exploding NY Underground A fascinating portrait of a "larger than life" filmmaker and collaborator. You
Knock Down the House A brisk and meaningful look at four women running for Congress and hoping to change American politics. Questing
Tigerland A documentary about a century of conservation efforts to save tigers in India and Russia. Compassion
What Is Democracy? A thought-provoking documentary presenting the challenges and flaws of democracy from ancient Greece to modern times. Meaning
Searching for Ingmar Bergman A loving tribute to an enigmatic legend of cinema. 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
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
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
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