French director Julien Rambaldi’s true story about freshly graduated Dr. Seyolo Zantoko (Marc Zinga) reveals that racial prejudice is not just an American or South African concern. Even in France, to which so many African American singers and musicians once fled for refuge, there are pockets of racism. Although in cosmopolitan Paris blacks were accepted …
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.
One of the best films of 2017. Click the image to read my review.
I give this film 5 out of 5 stars. Click the image to read my entire review.
This whitewash of the duplicitous showman PT Barnum is saved by its tuneful music & its sympathetic treatment of the “freaks” whom he exploited., the latter refusing to accept their rejection by society.
An English explorer persists in returning to the Bolivian jungle to search for a lost city, despite the sacrifices to himself and his wife & children.
In 1923 when whites, fueled by a rumor that a black man raped a white woman, attack & set fire to the black town of Rosewood Florida, a white & a black man face a hard choice–should they help the black?
The ironical word “Paradise” in the title refers to a prison camp into which Caucasian Jack’s wife Lily is sent, along with her family, during WW2 because they were Japanese-American.
During WW 2 a bullied little boy, trying to bring his father back from the war, learns lessons in racial tolerance & the difference between faith & magic.
White Elliott, raising his mixed race granddaughter alone after his wife dies, thinks he is not racist, & yet he keeps her apart from her black relatives, which leads to trouble in court.