Selma (film)

Movies

Story: Is there fiction in all truth?

I felt inspired to write this blog about the tenuous relationship between truth and fiction because many of this year’s Oscar contenders, as well as recent releases, are biopics (The Imitation Game, Selma, Foxcatcher, Big Eyes, to name a few). Each […]

ATW January 13, 2015

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Selma

‘Selma’: A bracing tonic for troubled times

It has been a rough year for race relations in America. The corrosive effects of bad religion have also made far too many headlines. Selma arrives as a refreshing tonic for our troubled times. It offers a feature length portrait […]