The annual Marin film fest, in its 36th year, will feature early peaks at Oscar contenders, award nights to rising and veteran stars and storytellers and compelling features and documentaries of social significance.
In Beauty In Truth, Parmar tells Walker's story by letting her narrate her own tale, in that beautiful trademark voice of hers, a woman who has lived through so much but still looks at life with enthusiasm and generosity.
In our materialistic society, our quality of life tends to be measured by what we have and produce in the outside world, rather than the experience of our inner world -- our sense of peace, fulfillment and joy.
The frustration people are feeling over the lack of jobs and the economic crisis, the glaring inequities of the 1%, the corruption of the banks, and our dysfunctional political system, has awakened us from our apathy.
Media and society in general no longer inspire us or appeal to our own individual power to improve the world. In fact, we have been conditioned to leave that messy business to our elected officials. But it doesn't have to be this way.