+ resources for a deeply formed spiritual life
At the Wooten Center in South Los Angeles, Naomi McSwain uses education to help young people thrive
I realize there is an outside chance you are reading this wondering if Avengers: Endgame is worth your time. I thought it was great, top-tier MCU. I laughed. I cried. I found it to be an emotionally s
Less journalist, more intimate, the film dares to take Scientology seriously, at least as experienced by its members.
What connection exists between the artist and modern, industrial life? Can an artist produce great work while constrained by the immediacies of urban living, or must the true artist escape, a la the R
Finding Frances documents his attempt to help a former guest on his show, a Bill Gates impersonator named Bill Heath, find the girl he left behind fifty years before. They embark on a buddy road comed
Amazing Grace sells itself: a film, long unreleased because of technical issues, that documents two live Aretha Franklin performances (at the height of her fame) in a Baptist church in Los Angeles, th
As the title suggests, the footage in the film comes exclusively from one month – August 2017 in New York City. This restriction alone makes the film remarkable, because Story and her crew capture a r
The film seems to want us to reflect on the following thought: if there is something beyond the grave, then perhaps our lives are in fact meaningful.
Through the process of documentation, the film illuminates a very poignant testimonial theme. This theme is teased out and illuminated from three angles, through Jonas’ story, Paul and Sally’s experie
High Life is a movie of stars but not constellations.
Dare to let the shiver Us sends down your spine rattle your soul.
How humility, grace, and gratitude—as elements of religious experience—impact everyday human life
In its finest moments, Captain Marvel is congenial as anything Marvel has ever done. It’s so relaxed, it’s almost a hang-out movie.
Romantic Comedy, a new documentary from Elizabeth Sankey and the team that made Beyond Clueless, goes deep into its titular genre, exploring the story-form’s roots and patterns and impacts.
Stuffed is a fun, light documentary highlighting a community of craftspeople seldom given the spotlight, and their work is beautiful.
If you are unfamiliar with David Bazan and his music, the new documentary from Brandon Vedder, Strange Negotiations, is a great place to start. The film tracks Bazan over the recent ten year period of