Intelligent Lives follows the story of three three young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie. They challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Intelligent Lives”
#FemalePleasure is a new documentary from Swiss Director Barbara Miller. The tag line for the film is “five women, five cultures, one story.” Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for #FemalePleasure”
America Inside Out with Katie Couric is a 6 episode documentary series of discussions with Americans in various situations. Each episode is a deep dive into a topic of importance at the current time in the country. Continue reading “Review: America Inside Out with Katie Couric”
The concert film Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic! from Barbra Streisand is a wonderful treat for her fans. I’ve been a fan since she first came on the scene in the late 1960s. I loved it. Continue reading “Review: Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!”
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold is anchored by a warm and loving conversation between Joan Didion and her nephew Griffin Dunne. It wanders from the present back through the decades of her life and work. Continue reading “Review: Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold”
Chavela is a documentary about Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. This barrier-breaking singer was famous for her emotional delivery and her penchant for wearing pants onstage. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Chavela”
Seeing is Believing: Women Direct is a documentary series with interviews of 50 women directors from film and television. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Seeing is Believing: Women Direct”
Every time I got the chance to vote for a woman who should appear on a $20 bill, I voted for Wilma Mankiller. I tried.
Now there’s a documentary about her, titled Mankiller, beginning the rounds of festivals. I hope it will be available online soon.
Continue reading “Watch This: Mankiller Trailer”
Losing Sight of Shore documents a journey by 4 women in a tiny boat who rowed 8,446 miles across the Pacific from America to Australia. They spent 257 days at sea, unsupported. Losing Sight of Shore is both harrowing and inspiring. Continue reading “Review: Losing Sight of Shore, an Amazing Documentary”
Sarah Moshman, award winning writer, director and creator of The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things is now directing a new documentary called Losing Sight of Shore.
Losing Sight of Shore tells the amazing and inspiring story of a group of women who row across the Pacific Ocean. Sarah answered my questions about the upcoming documentary. Continue reading “Exclusive: An Interview with Sarah Moshman, Director of Losing Sight of Shore”