THE WHALE – Review by Martha K Baker

The Whale is not what you think. Yes, The Whale is the tale of a morbidly obese man, but it is so much more. Significantly, The Whale is about words and writing, teaching and fathering, eating and essaying. The film is a tight and poignant homage to friendship and love with words ebbing like waves on the shore.

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DEAR ZOE – Review by Rachel West

It would be easy to dismiss director Gren Wells’ Dear Zoe as a simple coming-of-age drama, but beyond the teen angst is a deeper story about life after tragedy. Anchored by a compelling performance by Sadie Sink, this is a story about how one navigates a life that is now divided into “before” and “after”.

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