“The Hunt” how rumors and gossip can kill a reputation

** SPOILER ALERT **For more than twelve years the subject of pedophilia and clergy sex abuse cover up has been in the headlines. Now from Danish director Thomas Vinterberg comes the story of Lucas (Mads Mikklesen) a 40 something divorced dad, who is working as a pre-school teacher because his middle school teaching job was eliminated. When he is accused of showing himself to one of his students, a little girl named Klara (Annika Wedderkopp) who is the daughter of his best friend, his life … [Read more...]

“Kind Hearted Woman” story of a woman rising to new life PBS 4/1 Part One, 4/2 Part Two

 April 1 Part One ET/PT 9-11PM  (check local listings)April 2 Part Two  ET/ 9PM-12AM (check local listings)Independent Lens/FrontlineRobin Charboneau is a young divorced single mother of two, an Oglala Sioux woman living on the Sprit Lake Reservation in North Dakota.  We first meet her as she walks home in subzero weather after twenty days in a rehab facility for alcohol abuse and its causes – extreme sexual abuse form a young age. Once home she invites a tribe elder to c … [Read more...]

The Silence PBS Frontline special on clergy sex abuse in Alaska to air tonight or online

For my review click here: PBS "Frontline" to air THE SILENCE tonight: clergy sex abuse in AlaskaThe Silence website … [Read more...]