A demented Black man agrees to a white doctor’s deal to take his serum so he can remember a treasure & find the murderer of his nephew, much to the disapproval of the young Black woman caring for him.
I just was privileged to see an hour-long version of this 90-minute Oscar-nominated documentary–and was highly impressed by the sisterhood of female Indian journalist upon whom it focuses. They face incredible pressure from their society–their families, the men they interview, the authorities whom they challenge. You can see the full version when Independent Lens shows …
An LA cop resentfully answering 911 calls becomes crucial in rescuing an abducted mother as he faces a dept. hearing the next day.
After the murder of Archduke Ferdinand & his wife a lowly magistrate in Sarajevo is pressured to agree that Serbia is responsible, which gives Germany & Austria the excuse to invade that nation in what they expect to be a short war.
When the Taliban arrest hr father a young Afghan girl is forced to pose as a boy so she can leave the house unaccompanied for errands & work.
The story of the government’s attempt in Chicago to discredit the anti-Vietnam War movement by putting on trial its prominent leaders.
The loosely connected stories of several women in Tehran, all taking place during one day, show the stifling effects of their society’s misogyney on its women.
The true story based on Lawrence O’Donnell’s book about how his lawyer father fought successfully to prove the Boston Police Depart. covered up their shooting of a black man.
The story of Malcolm X from his youthful gangster days thru his conversion to Islam in prison to his rise in leadership of Black Muslims and his murder when he broke with its leader.
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.