A black man serves as cook for a single mother & her young daughter, supposedly for 6 months the mother has to live, but after 6 years, he is still there, & even after the mother dies, he stays in touch with the daughter.
Rated PG. Our ratings: V- 2; L- 1; S/N-2 . Running time: 1 hour 30 min. In everything a prudent man acts with knowledge, but a fool flaunts his folly. Proverbs 13:16 (RSV) On the way to Cannes. (c) 2007 Universal Studios After a boring experience trying to stay focused on the first Mr. Bean …
The October 2016 issue of Visual Parables features reviews on Snowden, The Innocents, Sully, Mr. Church, Diary of a Chambermaid, Little Men, and more.
On the 1st day of 1st grade Mary’s teacher discovers she is gifted in math, setting off a fight between her uncle raising her & his mother over how to do so–in a normal school as he promised her deceased mother, his sister, or isolated in a school for geniuses.
A documentary film about Rabbi Abraham Heschel, a scholar who influenced Dr. MLK & the Civil Rights Movement & was an important adviser at Vatican II.
I have just finished reading 2 books that expose the poison of racism, one very graphically, and the other in the lofty prose of the essay (but just as forcefully)–COMING OF AGE IN MISSISSIPPI and LONG TIME COMING: Reckoning with Race in America. Both …
Patterned after Lysistrata, this is the music-filled story of Chicago women who go on a sex strike until their gang boyfriends agree to give up their guns.
Conducted on September 25, 2020 After exchanging greetings, I began our conversation by my giving a background on Visual Parables and explaining my approach to film and VP’s interfaith readership. As with my other transcriptions, there are short gaps, marked by a series of periods, where my poor hearing prevented me from understanding a word, …
Chinese American Ellie is an outsider at high school who writes love letters & texts for shy Paul who is in love with Astrid. Ellie also is attracted to Astrid. The tale ends in friendship & new purpose for each of the 3.
this adaptation of Jane Austin’s novel Emma is a busybody often wrong in her matchmaking but, with the help of Mr. Knightly’s criticisms, at last reaching maturity–and love.