Tina: electrifying talent from Tina Turner

Tina, the biographical story of Tina Turner streaming on HBO Max, teems with electrifying performances showing how and why she reached the status of rock and roll icon.

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Kid 90 explores the celebrity past of Soleil Moon Frye

Kid 90 is a nostalgic look at the 90’s from Punky Brewster star Soleil Moon Frye. Frye grew up among a group of famous kids in Hollywood. In her teens she recorded everything in diaries and on videotape. Her documentary using this material is streaming on Hulu.

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When They Left (Cuando Ellos Se Fueron)

When They Left (Cuando Ellos Se Fueron) is a documentary from Ecuador about a mountain hamlet where no one is left but some elderly widows. The film is available from the website as a DVD, but I don’t see it available on any streamers yet. It’s worth buying or keeping an eye out for it.

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Review: I Am Greta

I Am Greta begins with Greta Thunberg sitting alone with a “School Strike for Climate” sign outside the Swedish Parliament. It ends several months later when Greta Thunberg was known and admired all over the world as a climate activist.

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Review: What Happened Miss Simone?

What Happened Miss Simone? released in 2015. I don’t know how I missed it. I was certainly interested, as this post with the trailer proves. I recently stumbled on it on Netflix in their Black Films category and watched it.

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Review: RBG, the Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary

RBG explores the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg is a towering figure in American life and an active justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.

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To Free Your Mind Watch The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma is a must see documentary for every social media user. It’s currently available on Netflix.

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Review: Athlete A

Athlete A is a documentary about the investigation by the Indianapolis Star into sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar. He was the doctor for the USA Gymnastics team and abused over 500 young girls in his time there.

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Review: Untouchable

Untouchable tells about the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein. It talks about the tactics he used to gain and hold power. A few of the women who were his victims shared their stories. The journalists who finally exposed him in the press were interviewed.

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Review: Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins

Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins takes us through the outspoken journalist’s career from her childhood to her death at age 62. I wish she was still with us – her voice was brilliant and funny and sharply insightful.

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