Join Discussion of Baldwin’s I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

  Save this date December 6, 2022 Visual Parables and Ending-Racism.org will host an online discussion of “I Am Not Your Negro” on December 6, 2022 at 1pm CT and 7pm CT. Join Edward McNulty, editor and film reviewer at Visual Parables, and Ken Bedell, founder of Ending-Racism.org, for a lively and thoughtful discussion of …

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening–A Good Read

                   I became interested in reading this book while reviewing the documentary film The Book Keepers. The book is a memoir of an unusual friendship between a white Southern woman, Carol Wall, and Giles Owita, a Kenyan holding several jobs, including gardener. Ms. Wall, a writer for 20 years for Southern Living magazine had struggled …

Watch The GUIDE & Help Ukraine?

                          I just heard the interesting news on Good Morning America about a way for film lovers to enjoy a good film and help the Ukrainian relief effort at the same time. A consortium of filmmakers, theater owners, distributors, and media folk have joined together in a fund-raising project called “Stand With Ukraine Through Film.” …

WRITING WITH FIRE–Great for Women’s History Month!

I just was privileged to see an hour-long version of this 90-minute Oscar-nominated documentary–and was highly impressed by the sisterhood of female Indian journalist upon whom it focuses. They face incredible pressure from their society–their families, the men they interview, the authorities whom they challenge.  You can see the full version when Independent Lens shows …