In 1923 when whites, fueled by a rumor that a black man raped a white woman, attack & set fire to the black town of Rosewood Florida, a white & a black man face a hard choice–should they help the black?
The ironical word “Paradise” in the title refers to a prison camp into which Caucasian Jack’s wife Lily is sent, along with her family, during WW2 because they were Japanese-American.
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.
White Elliott, raising his mixed race granddaughter alone after his wife dies, thinks he is not racist, & yet he keeps her apart from her black relatives, which leads to trouble in court.
On an Ivy League campus blacks & whites engage in racial politics; a black female uses her radio program to attack the belief in a post-racial society. A white-sponsored black-face party proves her point.
When I was writing the account of what happened on Monday the 10th I forgot a few things. Around 11 AM there were a great many young children at the Center. A group of us gathered together for stories & work on the blackboard in reading. Then I gathered some old newspapers & started shredding …
James Brown’s life was glorious, heroic and deeply troubled as well. Click on the movie’s title to read my complete review of “Get On Up.”
An adorable little Russian boy changes a Czech womanizing musician when the latter is abandoned by his mother. This character-transformation film mirrors Czech-Russian relationships of its time.
Babe is a little pig raised by a sheep dog. Learning of the hostility between the sheep & he dogs, Babe is puzzled at first, but eventually brings harmony to all & a prize to the farmer when he becomes a sheep-pig at the fair.
A white and a black aviator fly for France before the US enters the war. They encounter danger in the skies, & one of them romance on the ground.