Movie Reviews From a Spiritual Perspective

Showing Tag: "race" (Show all posts)

BOYS OF BONNEVILLE

Posted by Jean Jessup on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Documentaries 


BOYS OF BONNEVILLE: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt by Curt Wallin, USA

This professionally made documentary is about David "Ab" Jenkins, who set world speed records so fast that 12 are still unbroken today.  Even though I am not interested in car racing, I found this film very engaging. 

"Ab" lived in Utah as an engineer.  He had to drive great lengths cross-country for his job and drove very fast.  Soon he got a job driving for Studebaker to tes...
Continue reading ...
 

RUN TO THE EAST

Posted by Jean Jessup on Friday, April 15, 2011, In : Documentaries 

RUN TO THE EAST by Henry Lu, USA

This documentary follows three Native American high school students who are cross-country runners.  We see them successfully focus on their training in spite of the numerous obstacles they face in their culture.  Such obstacles include, meth abuse and alcoholism, lack of transportation, lack of money, lack of emotional support, and lack of opportunity on the reservation.  Their goal is to get running scholarships in order t...
Continue reading ...
 
 
Follow Tucsonmovierev on Twitter
DVD of the Month Club for Award Winning Film
Shoptronics- LT12- 250 x 250

Blog Archive

Tags

Make a Free Website with Yola.