45: Armageddon Time, James Gray, and an autobiography of us all
I saw “Armageddon Time” with one of the sharpest, wisest, most compassionate elders I know. She’s not without opinions, shall we say, but they are contained in a velvet glove of kindness and a lifelong concern for the marginalized, transforming conflict, and each of us playing a meaningful part in shaping a better world. The fact that much of that particular life has been lived in New York City meant that she was the perfect companion for watching James Gray’s film about navigating prejudice, and failing to navigate it, in that very place on the cusp of the Reagan era.
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