A young filmmaker records the words & deeds of some Army vets who travel to France to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.
Bowling for Columbine (2002)
This documentary begins with the Columbine HS massacre and includes a look at the NRA and an animated, Doonesbury-like history of the role of the gun in US history going back to the Pilgrims.
Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches (2022)
Through 5 great speeches performed by 5 Black actors, interspersed with cogent commentary, we are shown the importance of this prophetic orator to American history.
Pray Away (2021)
A documentary describing the afterlife since the demise of the anti-gay Exodus International, 5 of the 6 subjects now out of the closet and living enriched lives, the film ending with the beautiful wedding of one.
Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided To Go For It (2021)
How Rita Moreno overcame sexual abuse & stereotyped casting & became a role model for other Latina women in Stage & Screen,
Come Before Winter (2017)
A dramatized documentary pairing the story of a UK propaganda team with that of theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer & his friends prior to the latter’s execution.
9to5: The Story of a Movement (2021)
The story of the 9to5 Movement that inspired the hit movie, that began in Boston & spread to Cleveland & beyond as female office workers struggled against great odds for equal pay, freedom from sexual harassment, respect, & other benefits.
A documentary about a Black wife raising 6 children & running her business while working long hours to get the 60-year sentence of her imprisoned husband reduced.
Jump Shot (2020)
The story of Kenny Sailors, the inventor of basketball’s jump shot, is pure fun for sports fans. You can rent it online right now. Click the title to read my entire review.
ALS stricken Steve Gleason, once a professional NFL player, creates a video for his unborn son & to spread the word about the ailment–what a trip!