Review: Rebel Hearts

Year: 2021 Runtime: 103 minutes Director: Pedro Kos By Nicole Ackman I certainly didn’t expect a documentary about nuns to start with one asking, “Can you smell the pot?” And yet, it’s very fitting for the story of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, located in Los Angeles, who were anything but conventional. This documentary by Pedro Kos tells the story of how … Continue reading Review: Rebel Hearts

Sundance Review: “Rebel Hearts”

What happens when you fight the status quo? What happens when you fight an entity that has centuries of power? In “Rebel Hearts” (2021), we learn about the time the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary did just that in the 1960s. Back then, for some women, becoming a nun was an avenue to give back to their communities, obtain an education, and not be required to become a housewife. Continue reading Sundance Review: “Rebel Hearts”