“Socrates” – Not for the Faint of Heart, but a Deeply Personal and Significant Commentary on Society

From the opening shot of director Alexandre Moratto’s Brazilian coming-of-age drama, Socrates, audiences will recognize that they are in for a very personal, brutally honest, and unrelenting emotional journey following the life of a struggling young teen in São Paulo. Inspired by his time volunteering with the UNICEF-supported Querô Institute in Brazil, a “non-profit that […]

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Roma: THIS is True Art

This film had moments that hit me DEEP in my soul. Essentially a love letter from Alfonso Cuarón to his childhood and upbringing in Mexico City, we are shown the tragic realities of family drama, unfaithful love, and societal corruption. Yet, just as prominently present are the positive themes of deep-rooted, honest love, determination, and […]

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