Though Amsterdam is a romantic comedy-thriller set in the 30s, it deals with racism & fascism, making it very relevant to today’s fascists movement.
French student Anne desperately searches for a way to end her pregnancy, but it is 1963, & a harsh law criminalizes abortion, punishing both patient & any medical personel who aids her.
A powerful film about the pioneering healthcare workers who first confronted AIDS. Click the film’s title to read my entire review.
An ex-German soldier & a Jewish girl home from a concentration camp each struggle in Berlin with horrific WW 2 experiences .
French director Julien Rambaldi’s true story about freshly graduated Dr. Seyolo Zantoko (Marc Zinga) reveals that racial prejudice is not just an American or South African concern. Even in France, to which so many African American singers and musicians once fled for refuge, there are pockets of racism. Although in cosmopolitan Paris blacks were accepted …
This moving documentary is worth the effort to see it. Click the image to read my entire review.
This haunting film, set in the aftermath of WWII, is one you shouldn’t miss. Click the image to read my entire review.
This is the story of the last few years of the life of Dr. Korczak, well known for his writing & radio broadcasts, when the Nazis forced all Jews into t. Warsaw Ghetto, and he tried to protect children in his orphanage from deportation.
Although exaggerated for effect, the story of rebel medical student using humor to aid in healing is based on the real Patch Adams, who treats people in WV.
When a mysterious German doctor arrives in a small Argentinean village, takes an interest in a girl with stunted growth & experiments on her, no one aware of his evil past–that he is the Nazi Dr. Mengele whose gruesome experiments on concentration camp victims earned him the title “Angel of Death.”