A film review by: Sonya McCloud BAREFOOT EMPRESS is a wonderful heart-warming film. How can anyone watch this film and not get inspired or well up with emotion and just endlessly clap at the achievement of Karthyayani Amma, she is ninety-six years young and went to primary school to learn to read and write, just penning this is an overwhelming experience. BAREFOOT EMPRESS is a … Continue reading OSCAR DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM BAREFOOT EMPRESS – Age does not hold back progression; you are as old as you want to be
Director Laura Waters Hinson and producer Bryan Bello’s docufilm has been presented with a wonderful touch of sensitivity, sincerity, and humanity. The film progresses at a gentle pace, very much like a slow meandering river; yet the core message is not lost. The film progresses at a gentle pace, very much like a slow meandering river; yet the core message is not lost. Two stories … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM REVIEW – STREET REPORTER – Homelessness is an everyday event witnessed by everyday people from every walk of life. They are vilified and glorified by mainstream media and the public in general.
Director Sandro Monetti and Producer Francis Hellyer have bravely ventured into a field that is changing so rapidly. TECH TO THE FUTURE is a documentary that everyday people can understand, grasp and watch in disbelief. They have zeroed in on specific advances that capture the imagination. TECH TO THE FUTURE is a documentary that everyday people can understand, grasp and watch in disbelief. The presentation … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM REVIEW – TECH TO THE FUTURE – A documentary short that shines a ray of light on the future
The documentary short is a complete surprise and refreshingly so in how it begins out, how the story is narrated and how it ends. My naivety and pre-judging got one over on me and the age-old saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover,’ most definitely, is one hundred percent correct. Documentaries by their very nature look at real events to provide a factual report on … Continue reading OSCAR SHORTS FILM REVIEW – Stranger at the Gate: A deeply soul-searching film that is excellent viewing and humbling to the extreme