iOS app Android app

Higher Ground Movie

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

Cinematic Portrayal Of Religious Fundamentalism

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 11.18.2011 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

The problem has to do with the human consequences of fundamentalist values: these groups value rigid belief over human good.

Searching for Sacred: Vera Farmiga on her Directorial Debut in Higher Ground

Kristin McCracken | Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga shares how the "warring Gods of our time" influenced her directorial debut, Higher Ground, a film about one woman's struggles to follow a spiritual path.

Vera Farmiga's Higher Ground for Hurricane Irene

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.27.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A beautiful, graceful film called Higher Ground, directed by Vera Farmiga who also stars, opened Friday, about a woman's spiritual progression initiated by a near death experience.

Movie Review: Higher Ground

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.26.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Higher Ground seems like a film of the moment. I came away feeling like I'd seen a solid film by a self-assured director, one who didn't have an axe to grind dealing with a subject that could have been spun that way.

Amy Lee

Vera Farmiga Explores Her Personal Faith In 'Higher Ground'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

Vera Farmiga did not intend to become a director. But when she read Carolyn Briggs’ memoir, “This Dark World," she was determined to bring the sto...