Movies, Other

Blind Spot Series: Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Screen Shot 2019-03-28 at 9.14.43 PM

Alice in Wonderland (1951)

My March Blind Spot Series┬áPick was Alice in Wonderland. It’s of course the famous tale of the girl who falls down a rabbit hole and into Wonderland. Much as I love the story (and wonder who goes around sticking their heads down holes?) I’ve never seen this version.

Continue reading “Blind Spot Series: Alice in Wonderland (1951)”

Movies

Stories, Strength & Survival in The Breadwinner

the breadwinner

The Breadwinner

Directed By: Nora Twomey

Grade: A

“Stories remain in our hearts even when all else is gone.”

And this is a beautiful story, based on a book by Deborah Ellis, about a young girl in Afghanistan who must pretend to be a boy simply in order to keep her family afloat.

Continue reading “Stories, Strength & Survival in The Breadwinner”