A charismatic priest working miracles renews the faith of a small island parish, but a destructive evil lurks beneath the surface, recognized by a few islanders who resist.
When an a former streetwalker is persuaded by her doctor to take in an orphan from Africa, the woman & boy’s mutual hostility changes into acceptance and love, enriching her final days.
Hala is the story of a Pakistani-American teenage girl struggling against traditional parents who would destroy her freedom–& includes the mother’s struggle as well.
In Senegal a young Muslim girl pledged to a wealthy man loves a worker being cheated of his wages, and when he dies at sea but returns as a ghost, she & the other girls take up the cause of unpaid wages.
Don’t confuse this with the Victor Hugo plot. This is a French film about present-day oppressed minorities. Click the title to read my entire review.
The true story how in Mumbai the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel’s staff helped save many of its guests from Muslim terrorists.
The story of the peacemaking attempt by St. Francis of Assisi & Sultan Al-Kamil during the 5th Crusade is told via re-enactments & commentary by experts.
A lowly Indian clerk, chosen to present a special coin to Queen Victoria, catches her eye & becomes her confidant & teacher, despite the jealousy of her court.
A Pakistani-American son keeps resists his Muslim parents’ bride candidate, he meets & falls in love with an American woman during one of his comedy gigs. They break up over his not telling his parents about her, & then she falls ill and is hospitalized.
The story of how Gandhi, regarded as the Father of India’s independence , from South Africa to his nonviolent revolution in India.