The Stoning of Soraya M.
Score: 6 (10 is max.)
Summary: Astonishing real story of a woman falsely accused of adultery in the sharia Iran of 1986 after the Islamic revolution dictatorship. Based on best seller by Iranian French journalist Freidoune Sahebjam.
Review: Soraya (Mozhan Marnò) lives in a dead end small shah Iranian village with his four children and separated from her husband, Sahebjam. His husband, an ex prison officer, wanted to marry a 14 year old girl but he didn’t wanted to pay for both wives.
For this reason, Soraya finds refuge at her aunt’s, Zarha (Shohreh Aghdashloo) who treats her like her own daughter and veils for her interest and safety. (more…)
This is the story of a noble people, the Navajo, native Americans, and how time and again they were deceived by greed and evil, personalized by the White man, as usual. The documentary will examine the events surrounding the pass of the law PL 93-531 in 1974 that had in mind to relocate some 10.000 Dine (Navajo) native Americans from the land they lived in peace at with their Hopi neighbours. This is an Oscar winning Award documentary related by Martin Sheen and beautifully dressed by the music of Laura Nyro. (more…)
Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, this is an eye-opening documentary about human cruelty inflicted upon animals, and about the hypocrisy of humans, who unhealthily, immorally and abusively consume everything that comes from animals, conduct experiments that aren’t lifesaving on them, use them for entertainment purposes, skin them, etc.,…and all in a mass-production way, so as “to cut expenses”. For example, “let’s keep skinning the foxes but without the expensive anesthesia”.
If there is an educational and informative documentary work, Zeitgeist is its name. A deep research into our current monetary system based on enslave, scarce and above all profit for the benefit of CORPORATIONS. Names like Exxon, Texaco, WalMart, Merrill Lynch, CityGroupInc, Morgan Stanley, CNN, CBS, FOX, MacDonalds, AT&T, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, etc,… (more…)
Garbage Warrior is a fantastic documentary abou t the life project of an american architech in New Mexico, Michael Reynolds. After completing his formal studies he becomes aware that modern architecture does not build having in mind man neither his enviroment. This will make him, together with global warming and the need for sustainable housing, get into a journey of creating housing without the need of having any cooling, heating, running water. His houses will provide all these and more: even fruits and vegetables from the green houses he designs and buids. (more…)