Show Notes

In this episode, we look at WON?T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR through the lens of radical kindness and the context of social activism documentaries and Chris interviews the directors of RBG.


Group Review Documentary:

WON?T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR (2018) / USA (Director: Morgan Neville, ?Producers: Morgan Neville, Nicholas Ma and Caryn Capotosto)

Now Playing in Select Theatres


Film Featured in Interview Portion:

RBG (2018) / USA (Directors / Producers: Julie Cohen & Betsy West)

Now Playing in Select Theatres


Other Documentaries Mentioned:

44 Pages / 2017 (Director: Tony Shaff)

A Brief History of Time / 1992 (Director: Errol Morris)

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power / 2017 (Director: Directors: Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk)

An Inconvenient Truth / 2006 (Director: Davis Guggenheim)

Big Sonia / 2016 (Directors: Leah Warshawski & Todd Soliday)

Dolores / 2017 (Director: Peter Bratt)

Forgiving Doctor Mengele / 2006 (Directors: Bob Hercules & Cheri Pugh)

Freedom Riders / 2010 (Director: Stanley Nelson)Harlan County, USA / 1976 (Director: Barbara Kopple)

Hondros / 2017 (Director: Greg Campbell)

I Am Not Your Negro / 2016 (Director: Raoul Peck)

Jane / 2017 (Director: Brett Morgen)

Life Itself / 2014 (Director: Steve James)

Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry / 2017 (Directors: Laura Dunn & Jef Sewell)

Love and Bananas / 2018 (Director: Ashley Bell)

Manufacturing Consent ?/ 1992 (Directors: Mark Achbar & Peter Wintonick)

Marley / 2012 (Director: Kevin Macdonald)

Off the Tracks / 2018 (Director: Bradley Olsen)

Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (Director: Wim Wenders)

The RFK Tapes (Podcast)

The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo / 2018 (Director: Phillip Rodriguez)

Theo Who Lived (Director: David Schisgall)

The Times of Harvey Milk / 1984 (Director: Rob Epstein)

Triumph of the Will / 1935 (Director: Leni Riefenstahl)

Virunga / 2014 (Director: Orlando von Einsiedel)

Weather Underground / 2003 (Director: Sam Green)



00:45 - Intro discussion about Tikkun Olam

12:15 - Group review of WON?T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR

31:26 - Chris Interviews Julie Cohen & Betsy West of RBG

49:16 - Doc Talk


Hammer to Nail Links by Christopher Llewellyn Reed:


RBG Review

Interview with Julie Cohen & Betsy West of RBG





Artwork by Hilary Campbell

Intro music by Jeremiah Moore

Transitional music by BELLS (thanks to Christopher Ernst)