Mr. Church (2016)

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.

October 2016 Journal

The October 2016 issue of Visual Parables features reviews on Snowden, The Innocents, Sully, Mr. Church, Diary of a Chambermaid, Little Men, and more.

Gifted (2017)

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.

Interview with Ryan Daniel Dobson, Director of HOSEA

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, …

The Half of It (2020)

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.

Emma (2020)

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.