Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner (NR)
The film tells the story about the evolution of an artist and of how Tony Kushner, raised in the Deep South in Lake Charles, La., would become an outspoken activist, a compassionate spokesperson for outsiders and one of today's most entertaining and important playwrights. At its core, the film explores the mystery of creativity, and its source, and Kushner's compelling plays that are set against the moral and political concerns of our times. While it focuses on Kushner as an artist and activist, the film also captures the poignant story of a father and son relationship. Finally, it is the inspiring tale of how a passionately committed person can make a difference for social justice.