One way to understand and process the world, for me, is through film. Therefore, in the spirit of education and action, I hope you join us at Earth Reel Resilience, a Climate Change Film Series this fall plus a powerful gem from Ireland that I highly recommend and a fascinating historical nonfiction book from venerable author Erik Larson.
The Denver film Society: “CinemaQ is Denver’s only LBGTQ+ Film Festival celebrating the vibrant and diverse stories in the community through a captivating selection of curated movies, panels and discussions, and iconic events.
Held in conjunction with the Denver Film Society, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS), and MSU Denver, we once again screen and discuss six films over six weeks with an overarching mission of blending art and science.
I tried. I tried to find some lighter summer viewing, but alas, I came back to two of the better productions I’ve seen this year. We end up this month on a lighter note, sort of, with a book review from a guest writer.
This month, I rectify an omission from the March Oscars column, and I add in a Best Documentary nominee as well. To follow the theme, I include a timely short book review that tracks along with the film reviews.
April is Women+Film month at the Denver Film Society, and this year’s program runs from April 5–10. From the Denver Film Society: “Women+Film showcases documentaries, narratives, and short films celebrating the best in women-centric programming; both by and about women.
The annual Oscar column is here, so into the breach we go. Enjoy!
The Oscars loom, and I continue to review films that will be nominated or that I think should be nominated. This was a particularly good year for international film, and so this month I review another of the best films as well as a wonderful new documentary plus a book review.
This month Indie Prof reviews the Darren Aronofsky film “The Whale, a documentary about Vladimir Putin’s foe Alexei Navalny, and a review of Rachel Maddow’s book “Bag Man.”
This month Indie Prof gives a a longer review of a film from the Denver Film Festival as well as another international feature that surely will be nominated for an Oscar.