Peace by Chocolate (2021)

In this true refugee story a son’s dream of becoming a doctor conflicts with his father’s need for him to join in his chocolate business because only the son can speak English.

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening–A Good Read

                   I became interested in reading this book while reviewing the documentary film The Book Keepers. The book is a memoir of an unusual friendship between a white Southern woman, Carol Wall, and Giles Owita, a Kenyan holding several jobs, including gardener. Ms. Wall, a writer for 20 years for Southern Living magazine had struggled …

Father Stu (2022)

The true story of how a profane boxer joined the Catholic Church because of a girl & after a crash was called to be a priest, persisting even when struck by a disease.

Quiz Show (1994)

When a quiz show producers tempt the son of a famous poet to cheat, he hesitates & then accepts, leading to a great scandal of the 50s.

Lone Survivor (2013)

A “true story” depicts Navy SEALs fighting for their lives against Taliban in Afghanistan. A fitting tribute to the men & to villagers who rescued one.