Chinese American Ellie is an outsider at high school who writes love letters & texts for shy Paul who is in love with Astrid. Ellie also is attracted to Astrid. The tale ends in friendship & new purpose for each of the 3.
In this remake of Dumbo the flying elephant, he has human supporters that prevent his exploitation.
This whitewash of the duplicitous showman PT Barnum is saved by its tuneful music & its sympathetic treatment of the “freaks” whom he exploited., the latter refusing to accept their rejection by society.
During WW 2 a bullied little boy, trying to bring his father back from the war, learns lessons in racial tolerance & the difference between faith & magic.
A powerfulm by a French-Lebanese filmmaker about an Arab-Israeli doctor shocked to discover that his wife is the suicide bomber who killed 17 people, many of them children, in a Tel Aviv café. Most of the film consists of his physical and spiritual journey to try to find out why such a loving person as his wife committed such a terrible deed.