DOWNFALL: THE CASE AGAINST BOEING – Review by Liz Braun

The first Boeing 737 Max crash in Jakarta killed 189 people. The second crash in Ethiopia, early in 2019, killed 157. Despite attempts to “other” the crashes — blaming foreign pilots in far-away places — the truth eventually came out: the aircraft was badly flawed. It’s all revealed in Downfall: The Case Against Boeing, a disturbing documentary directed by Rory Kennedy in a just-the-facts-ma’am fashion. This is bare-bones storytelling at its most effective.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Sept. 1-7: LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM

Opening Sept. 5, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Last Days in Vietnam, the latest documentary from Rory Kennedy. See what happened during the final chaotic days of the Vietnam War as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon and military officials had to decide who they would help escape. Read on…

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