Tag Archives: Civil Rights

All In: The Fight for Democracy (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Even one vote does matter

Documentary film “All In: The Fight for Democracy”, which was released on Amazon Prime in last month, is a passionate argument on the importance of voting in the American democracy. Via its sobering presentation on the long history of voter … Continue reading

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John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): A courteous tribute to John Lewis

Documentary film “John Lewis: Good Trouble” is a courteous tribute to US congressman John Lewis, who sadly died shortly after the documentary was released in US three months ago. Although he faced lots of obstacles even during his later years, … Continue reading

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Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Their special camp and beyond

Netflix documentary film “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution”, which received the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival early in this year, presents an extraordinary tale of empowerment and resilience. At the beginning, it merely seems to be about one … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Baldwin Remembers

First, let me confess that I am not that familiar with James Baldwin, a renowned African American writer who was one of the notable figures in the Civil Rights Movement in US during the 1960s. Although I came to know … Continue reading

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All the Way (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): All the way to the Civil Rights – and his re-election

It is always nice to see a good actor finally getting a career boost he deserves, and Bryan Cranston is one of such examples during last 10 years. While this veteran actor has steadily worked for more than 30 years, … Continue reading

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Selma (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A March to Equality

Focusing on one of the monumental moments during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, “Selma” instantly takes us to that turbulent era viewed from Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights activists. While being a complex portrayal of its hero, … Continue reading

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