CRIP CAMP – Review by Martha K Baker

The subtitle for the excellent documentary, “Crip Camp,” now running on Netflix, is A Disability Revolution. That means a lot. Yes, the film begins with a camp in upstate New York that welcomed the disabled, but the film, like the camp, opened to wider possibilities. The subtitle speaks eloquently to that revolution.

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BURDEN – Review by Martha K Baker

One of the many aspects of “Burden” worthy of attention is that it’s set in 1996. Writer/Director Andrew Heckler based the script on a report in real life about Klu Klux Klansmen. Not in the 19th century or even in the 1950s when all those Confederate statues were erected to intimidate African-Americans. 1996.

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ORDINARY LOVE – Review by Martha K Baker

The film begins and ends on a walk. Tom and Joan, long married, urge each other one along the quai. They move together, her short legs taking two steps for every one of his long limbs’. They are at ease with each other from years of shared experiences and bantering affection.

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