A Soldier’s Play in the Open Air

A Soldier’s Play in the Open Air

  By Jerome Langston Since being officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization back in March, COVID-19 has dramatically disrupted our society’s social norms—temporarily ending our unrestricted enjoyment of concerts and theme parks, indoor fine...
FILM: The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

FILM: The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

  By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema Towering over me was a massive elongated head whose six-foot-long neck stretched down to meet us. This giant creature was so strange and intimidating when experienced up close that it might as well have been an alien being. And...
BALLET: Sabino’s Swansong

BALLET: Sabino’s Swansong

(Cavalier with Sugar Plum Fairy: Maggie Small and Fernando Sabino in The Nutcracker by Stoner Winslett. Richmond Ballet. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson.) Brazilian Dancer Prepares For His Last Curtain Call In Norfolk By Jim Roberts Fernando Sabino...
Best Documentaries of 2019

Best Documentaries of 2019

  By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema When we first initiated the Naro series ‘New Non-Fiction Film’ in the early 2000s, documentaries were still considered to be the red headed stepchild of arthouse programming. The bulk of the screen content being foreign films,...