The American Farm is an 8-part History Channel documentary showing the problems & the joys of 5 American farm families over a year’s time.
Our new week of Lenten reflections on faith and film focus on stories about fathers in movies and in scripture. Click on the title of this week’s collection, here.
We continue our Lenten journey in film and Scripture. The last two meditations will be added later today. There are embedded links in most of the titles that will take you to a full review of the film. March 17, 2nd Sunday in Lent. Selma But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like …
Places in the Heart, set in 1930s Texas, is the story of a black field hand helping a widowed white produce a successful cotton harvest, ending with an unusual Communion service.
When Frances finds a purse left on the subway & returns it to Greta, the older woman starts stalking her.
A modern Arthurian legend: a bullied kid pulls a sword out of a concrete slab & draws a band of mates to stop Morgana from taking over the world.
This Captain Marvel is a woman, trained on a distant planet who comes to Earth, recovers her memory of being an AF pilot, and sets off with growing super powers to save the universe.
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s film is structured around an unlikely court hearing in Beirut, but the rest of it is grimly realistic in its depiction of the plight of the poor who are bereft of any legal papers or ID. Ms. Labaki gives us a picture of the needy of the city every bit as …
The son of a poor farmer in Malawi must struggle against his father & other odds to bring water to his drought-stricken village.
Will & Stella refuse are being treated in a hospital for CF, but fall in love & decide to rebel a bit by moving to 5′ rather than the mandatory 6′.