Review: ‘The Road Up’

Directed by Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel, “The Road Up” follows four individuals in Chicago as they participate in Cara, a job-training program that helps people overcome poverty by providing workforce training and personal coaching. As viewers see in the film, the program also helps participants develop confidence and instills in them an additional element […]

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Review: ‘TOPOWA! – Never Give Up’

“TOPOWA! – Never Give Up” is destined to be one of the most uplifting documentaries you’ll see this year. Directed by Philip Sansom and Inigo Gilmore, the film follows the journey of 12 young teacher musicians from the slums of Uganda as they prepare for an opportunity that could change their lives forever–traveling to England […]

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Review: ‘Call for a Poetic City’

“Call for a Poetic City” is the dreamlike observational documentary by Elisabeth Felson that documents life at Ross Nye Stables—the longest-established riding school in Central London’s Hyde Park. Originally from Queensland, Australia, the Nye family immigrated to the region in the 1960s where Nye opened the Hyde Park school giving the community the opportunity to […]

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Review: ‘Save the Reef Act Now’

Documenting a critical issue of our time, “Save the Reef Act Now” explores the impact climate change is having on the world’s largest coral reef system. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef is under threat from rising water temperatures and higher UV radiation levels resulting in coral bleaching. […]

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Review: ‘Man on the Bus’

In “Man on the Bus” director Eve Ash beautifully weaves together the complicated history of her family into a compelling narrative that is both emotionally absorbing and impactful. Viewers who have discovered long-lost loved ones or family members they never know existed will be particularly moved by the secrets and discoveries Ash uncovers. Perhaps that’s […]

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