Interview with Andrew Heckler, Writer/Director of BURDEN

Interview with Andrew Heckler, Writer/Director of BURDEN The following was conducted via telephone on February 21, 2020. I had seen the director’s social justice film Burden (now being released in stages across the USA) and thus was eager to talk about it during the all-too-brief 15 allotted minutes. My film review is already up on …

PLACES IN THE HEART  (1984)

Places in the Heart, set in 1930s Texas, is the story of a black field hand helping a widowed white produce a successful cotton harvest, ending with an unusual Communion service.

First Reformed (2018)

In upstate NY a Protestant minister, teetering between faith & despair because of the death of his son in war & his resulting divorce, becomes radicalize by the suicide of an environmentalist.