The Best-Fiction Films of 2018

The Best-Fiction Films of 2018

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema We love documentaries at the Naro. Our midweek New Non-Fiction Film series with speakers and discussion continues to gain popularity in the age of Trump. As we search for what’s wrong in our system that has given us such a dystopian...
Divided and Conquered?

Divided and Conquered?

By Al Markowitz Beyond the midterms, we have reached a dangerous divide in our country. People live in fear of voicing opinions in public. Family ties are damaged by political differences and, as recent events demonstrate, violence and hate-based terror are on the...
The Public Image is Rotten

The Public Image is Rotten

By Jeff Maisey The story of Johnny Rotten and the Sex Pistols has been well documented; of Sid and Nancy, the exploitative management of Malcolm McLaren,  the publicity stunts, the legendary shows and, of course, arguably one of the most important, and certainly most...
FILM: In The Realm of the Hungry Ghosts

FILM: In The Realm of the Hungry Ghosts

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema I grew up middle class in Norfolk, and by all measures of a less material society back in the fifties and sixties, I grew up privileged. My father was a successful self-made businessman who benefited from a rising standard of living and...
Earth Days of Future Passed

Earth Days of Future Passed

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema For many years now the Naro has shown environmental documentaries with a shared cautionary message – a warning that we are living in a new geological era brought upon ourselves by human activity. Climate disruption and global heating...