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 …
When a teenager with a slight mental problem is forced into the streets of NYC he is befriended by a black man who knows the ropes.
This Wim Wenders film with Pope Francis is wonderful. 5 stars. Click the image to read my review.
Don’t miss this film based on the life of Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis. Click the image to read my entire review.
After a 5-year old Indian boy is separated from impoverished his mother, he is adopted by Australians, & 20 years later uses Google Earth to locate her & reunite in her village.
From the February 1999 Visual Parables. Rated PG. Running time: 1 hour 35 min. Our content ratings: Violence 1; Language 2; Sex/Nudity 3 Our star rating (1-5): 5 Praise the Lord!… Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance Psalm 150:1-4 Dance, then, wherever you may …
Other critics dismiss this story about the Brazilian soccer legend, but I think it will touch your heart. Click the image to read my review.
Romance between a socialite girl and a lower class young artist blossoms aboard ship but is doomed when the ship sinks, artist giving his life for the girl.
The early years of the work of activist Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker, is well told. An unlikely saint, she once wrote for a Communist journal.
Left alone in the impoverished Brooklyn projects when their dug-addicted mothers are taken away b the police, a 14 year-old African American boy unwillingly becomes the care-giver of an 8 year-old Korean American boy. Dodging the police and gang members, they must survive the hot summer by their wits and pluck.