A boy from the lower class & an upper class girl fall in love on the ill-fated maiden cruise of the Titanic.
Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
The sad story of how the FBI used a Black thief to get close to & set up Black Panther leader Fred Hampton for assassination in Chicago.
Dolly Parton: Here I Am (2019)
The greatness of Dolly Parton as a songwriter is affirmed by numerous stars and experts in this look at her life and career.
The White Tiger (2020)
Horatio Alger would not approve of poor Balram’s means of rising from his low status as driver for a corrupt Indian family to wealthy entrepreneur.
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
The true story of a father and his young son coping with homelessness & a demanding job internship in San Francisco where a church provides shelter–sometimes.
GOD BLESS THE CHILD (1988)
The wrenching story of a mother ditched by her husband ,evicted, & when facing illness and job loss has to decide what to do with the girl.
Les Miserables (2019)
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 impoverished Kim family trick the wealthy Park family to replace their present staff with themselves, with disastrous results.
Pain and Glory (2019)
A troubled Spanish film director reconciles with an actor & reflects on his deceased mother as he deals with health so he can return to film making.
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s film is structured around an unlikely court hearing in Beirut, but the rest of it is grimly realistic in its depiction of the plight of the poor who are bereft of any legal papers or ID. Ms. Labaki gives us a picture of the needy of the city every bit as …