Third Way Archive
Best Films of 2014
Three of our Media Matters reviewers offer their “Top Ten” lists for 2014, each in their own format.
Reconciling Truth on the Road to Peace
The challenge of addressing victims’ claims continues to surface in the analysis of the peace accord discussions. How can an agreement be reached when there are victims of all armed actors wanting reparations, justice, and truth commissions?
Antarctica: A Year on Ice
These are the people who choose alternative paths—people whose cold-nipped faces blaze with life and a self-deprecating sense of humor over their love affair with a place that, in winter time, brews the equivalent of a Category 1 hurricane every week.
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
The camera also dances around characters in a fluid mesmerizing way, frequently zooming in for stunning close-ups that really let the actors shine.
Home sweet home?
But sometimes, as was the case with Kenia, nobody awaits them and no one knows where they belong.
This one is easier to digest than some earlier DiFranco work, but maybe not as filling.
World Religions: Sikhs, Seventh-day Adventists, And Mennonites
an Interfaith Special, To Be Broadcast Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 On The CBS Television Network
Art and Craft
Yes, it’s an art house documentary, but it has all you would want in a feature film: mystery, suspense, and an intriguing albeit deeply flawed main character, who is pursued by an obsessed albeit flawed, good guy.
A Historical Commitment to Caring for the Least of These
The author of Hebrews writes, “Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.” (Hebrews 13:1-3) God calls His people to love the stranger and to show kindness to the widow and orphan. In response to the high numbers of deportations separating families, coupled with the inability of the U.S. Congress to […]