Deep Ecology: How Life Works

Deep Ecology: How Life Works

  By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema I’ve been conflicted about the message I want to convey in this month’s column. How do I tackle the most important issues of our time. What is the tone or spirit I want to express that would make some kind of a contribution for...
Finding Hope in Hard Times

Finding Hope in Hard Times

By Al Markowitz This  has been a tough time for me. News of Anthony Bourdain’s suicide hit me particularly hard. Here was a man I could relate to, both as a cook who loved to create and to taste great food, and as someone who understood that there is no “them.”...
The Best Non-Fiction Films of 2017

The Best Non-Fiction Films of 2017

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema   We love documentaries at the Naro. Our ‘New Non-Fiction Film’ series on Wednesday nights with speakers and discussion continues to gain popularity in the age of Trump. As we search for what’s wrong in our society that has given us...
NARO CINEMA: A Natural History of Cats

NARO CINEMA: A Natural History of Cats

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema I never gave cats much thought. My wife and I were long-time dog people and didn’t really know any cats. But all that changed a few years ago when a neighborhood stray came into our lives. He was a young black cat that retreated from any...