Review: Sensitivity Training

Sensitivity Training is a comedy about an abrasive woman who is forced to learn how to treat people or lose her job. I found this 2016 woman written and directed comedy on Amazon Prime.

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Review: Lingua Franca

Lingua Franca takes us into the world of Olivia (Isabel Sandoval), a Filipino trans woman working as a carer for an elderly woman. She needs a Green Card to stay in the U.S. This independent film is streaming on Netflix.

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Review: The Aerialist

The Aerialist is a follow up to 2006’s The Gymnast. Both feature Dreya Weber as an athletic aerial performer.

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Review: More Beautiful for Having Been Broken

More Beautiful for Having Been Broken comes from writer and director Nicole Conn. If you are familiar with her name, you know to expect lesbian content. This film has a lesbian love story, but it’s secondary to the story of the special needs child who is the heart of the film.

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Review: Daisy Winters

Daisy Winters is eleven years old. She’s wise beyond her years in many ways, but in other ways she’s completely unable to cope.

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Review: St. Martha’s

St. Martha’s is a 15 minute indie production from actor, writer, and first time director and producer Madie Riley. The short film is available on Vimeo. Find your way to it by starting at Invalid Productions. You can view it for two bucks.

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Review: The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open is as unique and unusual as the title hints it is. The subject matter, the writing style, the camera work – everything about this film breaks the mold. The Canadian indie is set in an unnamed city. There are spoilers ahead.

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Review: Find Me

Find Me takes you for a hike. It’s part travel guide to National Parks in the West, and partly a heartwarming story about how to make a difference in someone’s life.

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Review: And Then There Was Eve

And Then There Was Eve is a fascinating indie film that doesn’t quite work but is still worth watching.

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Review: Duck Butter

Duck Butter is billed as a comedy, drama, romance. It’s only one of those things – a drama. It’s about an experimental 24 hours Naima (Alia Shawkat) spent with Sergio (Laia Costa) and how these two damaged women reacted to the intense relationship. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Duck Butter”