Week 2 - December 12, 2021
The Milagro Beanfield War (1998, Rated R)
Directed by Robert Redford and based on the novel by John Nichols, The Milagro Beanfield War tells the story of a small town struggling to survive as outside development claim water rights and plan largescale projects. In this mix of folklore and harsh reality, one small act of rebellion starts a skirmish.
Available to rent on Amazon Prime.
Week 3 - December 17, 2021
Crip Camp: a Disability Revolution (2020, Rated R)
The 2021 documentary Crip Camp begins at Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp "for the handicapped" in the Catskills in the 1970s. From there the film follows camp alums as they become part of the disability rights community advocating for social change and accessibility.
Available on Netflix and Youtube.
Week 4 - December 26, 2021
The Visitor (2007, Rated PG-13)
A widowed economics professor returns to his NYC apartment to find two people, both in the country illegally, living in it. Feeling sorry for the two he invites them to stay. What unfolds is a gentle story of loneliness, love, and life intertwined with tragedy and hope.
Available on TubiTV or to rent on Amazon Prime.