Posts Tagged ‘poverty’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Nurse practitioner Jessica Macleod tends to Roger Brown, one of her homebound patients, in 2016's "The Invisible Patients," a documentary directed by Patrick O'Connor.

Indy Film Fest: The Invisible Patients

A documentary about healthcare in Indiana that elevates itself above other alarm-sounding peers with gallows humor, observant composition and artful pacing.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Wendy and Lucy

"Wendy and Lucy" — a minimalist, modern-day “Grapes of Wrath” — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Frozen River

"Frozen River" — a riveting, toughly moral, culturally diverse look at poverty-level parenting — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Precious

A harrowing, if occasionally hoary, story of a teenager’s survival and self-reliance amid demonic domesticity.