Carter is a happy well-adjusted young man.  He owns a successful restaurant, has a nice apartment and a live-in girlfriend that he loves.  Life seemingly couldn’t get better until one day his younger brother announces that he is going to marry the girl he has been dating for just four months, and that is the … Continue reading

    After Parkland: how a community comes to terms with tragedy

      This is probably the most sobering documentary we have watched for a very long time.  The details of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead and another 17 injured two years ago were covered in depth by the media at the time, but that still doesn’t … Continue reading

    After Tiller

    Dr George Tiller was gunned down in cold blood in front of his family whilst at a Sunday Service in a church in Wichita, Kansas in 2009.  The killer was a rabid anti-abortionist activist who wanted to stop Dr Tiller performing third-trimester abortions.  After he succeeded there were only four other Doctors left in the … Continue reading

    Agnus Dei

    It is 1945 in the depth of the Polish countryside in the heart of winter and a young novice nun surreptitiously escapes from her convent and makes tracks over the snow covered fields to the nearby town to seek out a doctor. She waylays three young children playing in the street and pleads with them, to … Continue reading

    Aida’s Secrets

      Most of the time when the Holocaust is being discussed the emphasis is on the millions of Jews who were part of the genocide, and less about the very lucky survivors. The immediate period following the cessation of the War when people were released from the Concentration Camps only to struggle with their new … Continue reading

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