Sister Kate’s Marijuana Empire

Sister Kate’s Marijuana Empire

Sister Kate is a dope-smoking American nun who founded the medicinal-marijuana empire Sisters of the Valley. Her life is so extraordinary, an intriguing documentary, Breaking Habits has just been made about her. Sister Kate, now 60, was once Christine Meeusenfled, a...
Film: Nicole Kidman in Destroyer

Film: Nicole Kidman in Destroyer

Nicole Kidman has to be in the running for another Oscar nomination for her role in this gritty Los Angeles crime thriller. As Erin Bell, a detective haunted by memories of an undercover job which went horribly wrong, she becomes a haggard, hard-drinking, shambling...
Film: The Sisters Brothers

Film: The Sisters Brothers

Eli and Charlie Sisters are the Sisters Brothers, two guns-for-hire on their way to carry out a contract killing in California during the 1850s goldrush. An American Western seems an unlikely choice for the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival, but in the...
Film: Stan and Ollie

Film: Stan and Ollie

For two decades from the late 1920s to the 1940s Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were hugely successful as the world’s most famous slapstick comedy duo.  Hefty, bumbling Ollie and his little partner Stan kept the fans laughing in film after film as their well-loved...
Film: Capharnaum

Film: Capharnaum

At the heart of the spell-binding film Capharnaum is a street-smart 12-year-old boy scratching a living in the back alleys of Lebanon’s slums.  His name is Zain and he is played by Syrian refugee Zain Al Rafeea with a compelling sense of reality. Like the film’s...
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