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 …
A documentary depicting a Lutheran White pastor’s attempt in Omaha in 1965 to involve his people in a dialogue with a Black congregation, a project that fails, as skeptical black barber had predicted.
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.
This is the story of how Oscar Romero, a conservative ,archbishop is transformed into a crusader for justice when he witnesses the oppression of his people in El Salvador. Raul Julia turns in one of his best performances.
This excellent documentary on Reinhold Niebuhr also is airing on TV. Click the image to read my entire review.
A green journalist from Australia in Jakarta is mentored by a Eurasian dwarf photographer & is changed from career-obsession to caring for the poor.
This is the story of how a conservative archbishop is transformed into a crusader for justice when he witnesses the oppression of his people in El Salvador.