Category: “Lilies of the Field”

Popcorn and Inspiration: ‘Lilies of the Field’: Practicing the Presence of God

NR | 1h 34 min | Drama, Comedy | 1963 Is a church or chapel just a building, or is it a place to practice the presence of God? Ralph Nelson’s film asks, and answers, that question. And how. Handyman Homer Smith (Sidney Poitier), driving through the Arizona desert, finds himself suckered into helping a clutch…

Film Review: ‘Sidney’: A Fitting Homage to One of the Greatest Actors of All Time

 NR | 1h 52min | Documentary, Biography | 23 September 2022 (USA) There’s little doubt in the mind of anyone of a certain age that Sidney Poitier broke many barriers both on and off the screen. The recipient of countless performance, achievement, and humanitarian awards, a knighthood, and an ambassadorship, Poitier’s influence on the arts and global politics cannot be overstated….