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Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., is editor emeritus at America.
Mélanie Thierry as Marguerite Duras in “Memoir of War.” © Music Box Films
Arts & Culture Film
Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.August 17, 2018
The film tells the story of a woman who worked for the German-controlled Vichy government but secretly joined the Resistance movement.
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Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.June 15, 2018
The true story of a young recruit who takes on three deployments in Iraq over five years.
Vivienne Westwood in 2007 closing her show at Paris Fashion Week (photo: Greenwich Entertainment)
Arts & Culture Film
Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.June 12, 2018
Vivienne Westwood is director of one of the last independent global fashion companies in the world.
Arts & Culture Film
Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.May 08, 2018
Xavier Beauvois’s film is based on a novel by Ernest Perochon, with a lot of its misery, disease and death left out.
(photo: Music Box Films)
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Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.March 23, 2018
“Back to Burgundy” is about family tensions boiled up by both the financial and artistic challenges of the wine business.
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Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.March 08, 2018
Soldiers are rarely those who suffer the most in war.
Faith Faith in Focus
Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.February 09, 2018
A pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago has historically been many things, including, in the Middle Ages, a penance for one’s sins. Last year, 277,915 athletes, bikers, families and friends made the Way of St. James a challenge, vacation or spiritual experience.
Arts & Culture Film
Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.January 12, 2018
"Vazante," Daniela Thomas' directorial debut, offers a look into Brazil's history and cultural identity.
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Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.January 02, 2018
For filmgoers depressed by films from Israel and Palestine, “In Between” offers a change of place and point-of-view.
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay), right, lands on Don Warner's jaw in an early exchange of their fight in Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 28, 1962 (AP Photo).
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Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.December 28, 2017
Readers who identify with Ali will have to shut their eyes to the negatives and praise the positives.