Source: The Mercury News
RGB – This altogether entertaining, if traditional documentary from Betsy West and Julie Cohen chronicles the 85-year-old Supreme Court Justice’s influential life and career, from becoming one of the very few women in her law class to her close friendship with the late conservative judge Antonin Scalia.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – Even the most taciturn grouch will wind up a blubbering mess after watching this lovely remembrance of Fred Rogers — aka TV’s Mr. Rogers — and how he in subtle and not-so-subtle ways urged us to love and appreciate each other. His voice of calm and reason in this era of bombast and hysteria is refreshing.
Three Identical Strangers – Truth is stranger than fiction, as evidenced by this film about three young men who discover they’re actually triplets separated at birth. Their reunion story made the talk show circuit, but there are shocking turns in their story that director Tim Wardle slowly reveals.
Dark Money – Kimberly Reed’s quietly explosive documentary avoids bipartisan finger pointing as it delves into how big nonprofits are spearheading political campaigns, throwing help and money at them.
The Bleeding Edge – Don’t like visiting the doctor? Then you’ll be freaked out after seeing Kirby Dick’s latest expose, a damning, well-made investigation into how high-tech medical devices have caused great pain to unassuming patients.
See the rest of the list at The Mercury News.
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