I’ve posted two old reviews of Spike Lee’s DO THE RIGHT THING and MALCOLM X recently because they are still (sadly) so relevant. Do the Right Thing was released in 1989, the same year as Driving Miss Daisy. The latter was a pleasant film about the relationship …
The NIV text of the Book of Acts is the script, with a narrator reciting the narrative & actors acting out the action and speaking the dialogue.
Based on the director’s mother, this is the story of one Cambodian family forced by the Kymer Rouge to leave the city and labor on a starvation diet in the rice paddies.
The story of John Brown & th road that led to his anti-slavery revolt at Harpers Ferry is irreverently told through the eyes of fictitious boy slave posing as a girl.
The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.
The story of 2 mothers, one a Icelandic Border Police trainee, & the other an African refugee caught trying to fly using a forged passport, a story full of grace and compassion.
The story of the government’s attempt in Chicago to discredit the anti-Vietnam War movement by putting on trial its prominent leaders.
The dark story of slavery in America, from its arrival in Virginia in the 7th Century, through the Civil War, & also of Abolitionists who fought it.
The last 3 bloody years in the life of Abolitionist John Brown are told through the eyes of a young freed slave boy mistaken as a girl.
The series tells the story of the ups & downs of Denmark’s first female PM & the cost of her power to herself and to each member of her family–husband, teenage daughter, and 8-year-old son.