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Life Above All

5 Must-See Indie Films

Leonard Maltin | Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin As we come to the last month of summer movie season, discerning filmgoers can still find satisfying alternatives to blockbusters-o...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Oliver Schmitz on Life, Above All

Dan Persons | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Dan Persons

Shooting on location in the South African township of Elandsdoorn, Schmitz tells the tale of a young girl coping with the death of her newly-born sister and the incapacitation of her mother.

In Life, Above All, Chanda & Esther Are 'Little Women' for the 21st Century -- No Special Effects Required

Penelope Andrew | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Life, Above All introduces us to a brave, young classical heroine, who moves heaven and earth to keep her family together and remains a steadfast friend to another girl, who has been scapegoated by their community.

Love, Above All: Thank Heaven for Little Girls

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Life, Above All, a film set in a small South African township, offers a rare glimpse into a community ravaged not only by HIV/AIDS but prejudices that prevent addressing the problem.

HuffPost Review: Life, Above All

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As the 30th anniversary of the start of the AIDS epidemic arrives, it's instructive to note that, even today, there are still those benighted places -...