5 min movie guide

a cinephile's take on indie and arthouse movies


The Invisibles : the story of Jews who hid from the Nazis in Berlin in WW2

Posted on Categories 5 min movie guideLabels , , , Leave a comment on The Invisibles : the story of Jews who hid from the Nazis in Berlin in WW2

  The Invisibles is an intriguing hybrid docudrama that bears witness to the number of German Jews who chose to go into  hiding rather than being captured by the Nazis in WW2.  In 1943 Goebbels the Reich Minister of Propaganda of Germany declared that after all the purges there were no Jews left in Berlin.  … Continue reading



Time For Ilhan

Posted on Categories 5 min movie guideLabels , , , Leave a comment on Time For Ilhan

  Norah Shapiro’s exhilarating documentary about the remarkable Somali/American woman who single-handedly is changing the face of politics in Minnesota for good, is one of those uplifting stories that restores one’s faith in humanity.  Not an easy thing to do in this present debased and dangerous political climate. 37 year old Ilhan Omar immigrated to … Continue reading



This Changes Everything

Posted on Categories 5 min movie guideLabels , , , Leave a comment on This Changes Everything

  We guess for Hollywood insiders Tom Donahue incisive documentary on gender inequality in the movie business is hardly big news, but for those of us outside of the circle his ‘investigation’ highlights issues that we rarely think about.  Interestingly enough Donahue started the project before the formation of the whole #MeToo movement which is … Continue reading




Working Woman

Posted on Categories 5 min movie guideLabels , , Leave a comment on Working Woman

  Michal Aviad’s second feature drama, the finely nuanced Working Woman is an Israeli take on the #MeToo movement that clearly re-affirms the complexity of workplace harassment and that no two cases are ever the same. 30-something-year-old Orna (Liron Ben Shlush) is the mother of three small children and whose husband has just opened his … Continue reading



Follow queerguru

Search This Blog


View 5 min movie By:

Categories

Newsletter