Film Reviews

Barbie A sassy comedy that raises questions for people of all ages about what it means to frame your life as a quest. Questing
Oppenheimer An intense, inventively filmed, and well-acted biopicture about the kinds of events that are hard on the heart. Shadow
Showing Up A thoughtful drama about the importance of the practice of attention in an artist's life. Attention
You Hurt My Feelings An insightful comedy about the epidemic of lying and the lack of trust afoot on all levels of society. Faith
Emily An imaginative portrait of what Emily Bronte life’s might have been like to enable her to write Wuthering Heights. Love
Broker A bittersweet fable about belonging and loneliness. Yearning
Women Talking A parabolic drama, about a group of abused women discussing how they will respond to their abusers, that demonstrates how conversation can lead to change. Forgiveness
The Quiet Girl A very special coming-of-age drama that focuses on the characters’ kindness, compassion, and nurturing. Silence
Looking for Home A variety of accounts of the meaning of home around the world. Meaning
The Other Tom Poignant story of a mother trying to decide what is the best approach for dealing with her son who has ADHD. Love
I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing A Canadian drama about a quirky woman's creativity and passion. Imagination
The First 54 Years: An Abbreviated Manuel for Milita… A sobering documentary about the effects on all sides of Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people during its military occupation. Compassion
Guest House A moving visit to a community of women determined to rebuild their lives. Justice
Mountaintop A documentary about the recording of the Colorado album by Neil Young with the band Crazy Horse. Connections
The Deported Stories of four immigrants and their families facing the heartbreak of deportation. Compassion
Sides of a Horn A powerful short film that explains the conflict between poachers and rangers over rhinos in Africa. Reverence
The Lavender Scare Another shocking and horrific expose of American hatred and ignorance. Justice
Pig (Khook) A pitch-black comedic skewering of modern culture and artistic ego. Shadow
Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf An enchanting tour led by the world's most famous garden designer and avid plant lover. Imagination
The Peacemaker Fascinating documentary on a Don Quixote peacemaker trying to bring healing to a war-torn world. Peace
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