Tag: Documentaries

An interview with Cleetche, director of the documentary ‘Queen of the Beach’

The new documentary film Queen of the Beach tells the story of Shilpa Poojar, a 9-year-old beach hawker in India hustling tourists to buy clothes and jewelry from her seaside shop. Director Christopher McDonell, known as Cleetche, happened to be on vacation in Goa, India, when he came across Shilpa. What began as a film … Continue reading An interview with Cleetche, director of the documentary ‘Queen of the Beach’

Some Kind of Heaven Review

Some Kind of Heaven Review

Behind the gates of a palm tree-lined fantasyland, four residents of America's largest retirement community, The Villages, FL, strive to find solace and meaning. We get an introduction to the lay of the land, what they can do, the amount of variety they have to do, and how it's like starting all over again with … Continue reading Some Kind of Heaven Review

2020 Best Documentaries

2020 Best Documentaries

As countdown the end of the year, it amazes me what a whirlwind of a year it has been, especially in the world of film. For the majority of 2020, movie theaters have been closed, streaming has become the new king, and we have witnessed a pandemic as this generation has yet to see. 2021 … Continue reading 2020 Best Documentaries

Dear Santa Review

Dear Santa Review

'Dear Santa' shines a light on the 100-year-old 'Operation Santa' Program of the United States Postal Service. Each year, hundreds of thousands of letters to Santa arrive at Post Offices around the country. Through Operation Santa, the United States Postal Service makes it possible for the public to safely adopt these letters and make children's … Continue reading Dear Santa Review

The Antidote Review

The Antidote Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xexqRKyEctw&feature=emb_title Made in response to the times we are living in, THE ANTIDOTE weaves together stories of kindness, decency, and the power of community in America. It's about everyday people who make the intentional choice to lift others up, despite fundamentally unkind realities in our society that contradict the founding ideals of our country. We … Continue reading The Antidote Review