Independent Lens (2006)

Independent Lens

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Knightsbridge International is a charitable organization with a difference. Founded and operated by Ed Artis, Jim Laws, and Walt Ratterman, three Americans who are also members of the Knights of the Order of Malta (a religious and fraternal organization whose motto translates as "Defense of the Faith and Assistance in Time of Suffering"), Knightsbridge International brings needed food, medicine, and other supplies to poor and desperate people in some of the most dangerous places on Earth. On top … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary , Action & Adventure , Special Interest
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Written By: Adrian Belic
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Critic Reviews for Independent Lens

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (5)

Though it's not the most technically or narratively proficient piece, the film's compelling subjects can't help but inspire, even if we're not always privy to what truly drives them or how their family lives have been affected.

Full Review… | April 18, 2008
Los Angeles Times
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You walk out of Beyond the Call admiring these humanitarians but not the movie about them -- unless you like films with lots of hugging.

Full Review… | April 17, 2008
L.A. Weekly
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The scenery is marvelous, but Belic is a bit too admiring of his subjects.

Full Review… | December 1, 2006
San Francisco Chronicle
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The film is a pointed lesson in 'every little bit helps.'

Full Review… | November 24, 2006
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's impossible not to admire the protags' can-do spirit.

Full Review… | November 24, 2006
Variety
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You walk away wishing the filmmaker had channeled the guts he showed in crossing dangerous borders with his subjects into asking them tough and insightful questions

Full Review… | May 5, 2010
Boxoffice Magazine

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