During the Hippy Era a charismatic street evangelist transforms a youth & the pastor of a dying church into the spearhead of a Jesus Revolution.
When a mother who left her baby at a church returns for it she joins with 2 baby traffickers & are followed by 2 cops hoping to catch them in the act of selling the child.
A dying mother prays that her son will return to the church, and the son needs to seek forgiveness from a Black man he had failed when they were childhood friends.
Two noblemen in 14th century France fight a duel when the wife of one accuses the other as raping her, the crime seen as against the husband!
Two sets of parents, the son of one having killed that of the other, are brought together in a church to work through their grief and hostility.
This animated version of Victor Hugo’s novel about a hunchback & a gypsy in medieval Paris emphasizes the theme of reaching out to outcasts.
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 …
Screenplay by Cynthia Whitcomb, based on the book by Sheyann Webb & Rachel West Nelson, told to Frank Sikora. Cast & characters: Sheyann Webb – Jurnee Smollett; Rachel West – Stephanie Zandra Peyton; Martin Luther King, Jr. -Clifton Powell; Jonathan Daniels – Mackenzie Astin; Betty Webb – Ella Joyce; John Webb – Afemo Omilami; …
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.
An exceptional look at the threat of homelessness—and this movie is free to stream on Amazon Prime. Click the title to read my entire review.