The First Lady (2022)

This limited series explores how 3 First Ladies–Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford, & Michelle Obama–struggled to form her own role in the White House.

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 …

The Book Keepers (2022)

While promoting his wife Carol’s book Dick Wall finds healing while grieving over her death as his son films the nation-wide road trip.

Nomadland (2020)

A widow takes to the road in a converted van and befriend various fellow nomads while supporting herself at seasonal jobs.

Diane, at the age when friends are dying off, seeks reconciliation with her drug addicted son.

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.