Simon Bolivar’s story, called The Liberator because he led the revolution against Spain in South America, is told from days as an uninvolved planter & slave owner to those of a leader believing in equality & freedom.
Documentary. Running time: 45 min. Our star rating: (1-5): 4.5 This documentary resurrects the memory of the man who originated the phrase “separation of church and state.” It was not Thomas Jefferson, but Puritan Roger Williams who, faced with the oppressive theocracy of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1600’s, came up with the concept of …
Forbidden to dance, an Iranian student longing for freedom forms a secret dance company. Unable to perform in Tehran, he invites fellow students into the desert, but there will be trouble ahead.
The Exodus story of Moses leading his people from Egypt to freedom & the receiving the 10 Commandments is told almost entirely devoid of religious meaning.
This true story about a young Journalist imprisoned in Iran is both suspenseful and thought provoking. Click the movie title to read my entire review.
The powerful documentary, “Freedom Summer,” should be seen by every American who cares about civil rights. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.
A black Mississippi faher tries to revent his eager son from participating in SNCC-led Civil Rights freedom demonstrations in the early 1960s.
The friendship of black activist Steve Biko & journalist Donald Woods, set in S. Africa, is told up to Steve’s death & Woods & family fleeing the country.
The new film about Nelson Mandela is a 4-star success because of Idris Elba’s performance. Click the title of the film, here, to read my entire review.
The story of how abolitionists brought about the freeing of captive Africans who revolted against their captors on the ship ironically named Amistad.