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The Advocates

The Advocates is a movie starring Celina Alvarez, Gary Blasi, and Jerry Jones. THE ADVOCATES is a sweeping look at the history and causes of Los Angeles' current homeless crisis, and an intimate view of the tireless work of...

Running Time
1 hours 27 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Rémi Kessler
Actors
Gary Blasi, Mary Kirchen, Jerry Jones, Celina Alvarez
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

THE ADVOCATES is a sweeping look at the history and causes of Los Angeles' current homeless crisis, and an intimate view of the tireless work of advocates who strive to create better lives for their homeless clients.

Comments about documentary «The Advocates» (16)

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Mary

Let me start by saying I am not a fan of the documentary. I was bored by it and it didn't interest me. But I will say I did appreciate the effort they made to give the life of a human being. This is no easy feat. There are more than 600 million humans on earth and many of them are women, children, and the elderly. The issue is not easy to address but it is important and worthy of concern. I'm not sure the main subject of this film was the issues at hand. However, the film does seem to be focused on the issues and how they affect women, especially in certain countries. I recommend this film to anyone interested in the issue.

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Joe

I would recommend this movie to anyone who is into the subject. I would not recommend this movie for anyone who is not into the subject. But if you are into the subject, this movie will give you a great introduction to the subject. A lot of the interviews are very insightful, some of them very funny. I was impressed with the director's technique of showing the people interviews in the order of their appearance. This can be confusing at times, but it is very effective. Also, the editing of the interview is very well done. A lot of the interviews are in order and this is very effective. The director did a great job with this technique. The cinematography is very good, and the colors are very good. Overall, this is a very good movie that I would recommend.

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Jane C.

I was really looking forward to seeing this documentary, but, unfortunately, it was not good. Although the premise of the documentary is not bad, it still feels rather underdeveloped. The movie also begins to fall apart once the players take the stage. The film gives a great insight into the lives of the two main players, but this is not enough to carry the whole film. As a whole, I would not recommend this film to anyone.

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Peter

This is a movie that I feel compelled to write a review on. I was deeply moved by this film, and I'm not alone. I feel that the majority of people who are familiar with the issues in the AIDS crisis and have seen the film, will be moved by this movie as well. I believe that this movie is a must see for all who care about the AIDS crisis. I'm sure that many people who have not seen this movie will feel the same way.

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Willie Bailey

A compelling documentary about the death penalty, and the unfortunate, unfortunate things that happen to those who get convicted. Michael Moore goes undercover as a judge, an anti-death penalty attorney and an investigative reporter to find out the truth. He interviews, among others, two current death row inmates, who all have terrible stories to tell about the case that they went through. We are privy to their tales of crime and punishment, and the flaws that can happen to innocent people. It is not surprising to learn that many of them are not the only ones who have had their lives devastated by the death penalty, but that the death penalty has been used against innocent people. It is hard to know if we should be cheering for the death penalty when so many people have been wrongfully convicted, but Moore's film certainly makes you think.

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Peter

I am not a fan of the movies. I was very impressed with this movie. I watched it in a theater with a full house. It is not a movie I would normally watch. I am not a fan of the movie itself. I found the movie very interesting and it made me think. It was very interesting to see the history of the film and the people who made it. It was interesting to see the people who made the movie in their own words. The actors were very good. I would recommend this movie to anyone. I am looking forward to seeing more of this movie.

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Andrea

I went to the premiere of this film with an open mind. I thought it would be a fun educational film about the abuse of women, but I was sadly mistaken. I was shown the raw footage of how these women were treated and the harrowing stories of their abuse. It's hard to watch, but I believe the film is both educational and educational for the public. The film is not meant to sensationalize the subject matter, but rather to highlight the victims' stories and to provide a voice for those that were forgotten. The film also provides a platform for the victims and their families to share their stories. It was also very important to me to see firsthand the work of the Catholic Church and how they still use the same tactics they used in the 60s. The Church still uses intimidation and the abuse still happens and it's still happening in the Catholic Church. The film also showed the abuse that went on in the Catholic Church throughout the years. The film showed the abuse that occurred in the Church as well as the abuse that went on in the women's movement. In the end, the film made me feel for the victims of abuse and the men who are the perpetrators of this abuse. It made me believe in the victims and the victims' voices. I strongly recommend the film. It's extremely important and should be viewed by anyone. I also recommend you to read the full film to learn more about the abuse and to see how it continues to be practiced in the Catholic Church.

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Roger Greene

Before I say anything else, I would like to say that I'm not a fan of Dr. Oz's. I've only watched one episode of his show, and that was actually the best one, so I have no idea how he got to be one of the best doctors in the country. I do like his show, though, because it gives people an idea of what they're getting when they see him, which is not very much. But, it's nice to know that he is trying to help people, rather than just make them feel better. This movie, though, was pretty good. I think that it is more of a documentary than a film, and it's only about Dr. Oz and his patients. There are also a few interviews with people from other doctors who know of Dr. Oz, like Dr. M.D., Dr. Alex Hider, and Dr. Dean Ornish. In general, I think that it's well done, although some parts are a bit hard to watch. I think that there are a lot of people out there who would love to see this documentary, and they're not going to let you down. But, it's not just a docudrama about a doctor. It's more of a story about Dr. Oz and his patients, who are the ones who need it most.

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Jack B.

I enjoyed this film immensely, the cinematography was excellent, the story is a good one and the actors did a good job. The issue of men wanting to control women, has always been an important one and this film just brought it to the forefront. I recommend it to everyone, and anyone who is looking for a great movie.

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Nicholas

I saw this film for the first time when it was released, and was not impressed by it. However, when I saw it again a few years later, I came to appreciate it. The film focuses on the lives of a small number of women and their work to change the laws that were meant to protect them. Their efforts are hampered by the fact that they are facing a constant threat from men who are against feminism. This is a compelling story, and a very well made film.

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Bruce S.

I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend a screening of the movie The Advocates at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. This is an important and very well-written film about the relationship between a child and her family, and the effect it has on her. As a Catholic, I was interested in the theme of the film because, although the Catholic Church doesn't make an explicit statement on abortion, it does stand strongly against abortion. It is for this reason that I was interested in this film and how it was made. The film is not just about abortion, but about the long-term effects that family and friends have on the lives of their children. The movie is also a good example of how sometimes the best things in life come from the places and ways in which people are supposed to be best. This movie is a powerful and moving experience. The film is told through the eyes of a child, and the acting of the actors is flawless. The supporting cast also adds to the emotional impact of the film. This film was an excellent choice for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Lauren Lee

I have seen this movie for the first time yesterday. I was a little disappointed with the end. I liked the idea of making a documentary about the differences in the way we think about race, and the way we are perceived. I thought the movie was very well done. I was surprised at how many people were willing to give it a second viewing. I would recommend this movie to anyone who has a question about race. I think it will help people understand their own feelings about race.

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Donna

This movie is about a man who lived in this area for many years, and then he left for other parts of the country. The documentary was done very well and gives you an insight into the lives of the residents of this area. The man who narrates the film is a true and very interesting person. I wish that he would make more documentaries about the people that live in this area, and that would be an excellent thing to do.

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Howard W.

My biggest criticism of this documentary would be that it is extremely subjective. The filmmakers seem to have a personal vendetta against Anthony Quinn, a prosecutor in the trial of Jesse James. The prosecutors were not simply in the wrong, they were in the right. While I am sympathetic to the prosecutors, I do not think that Quinn's record is relevant to the case. The best way to tell this story is through the stories of the victims. They were not there to tell their side of the story, they were there to tell their stories. And they tell a compelling story. The two stories are told in such a way that you can't tell which is which. I was also disappointed that the filmmakers never mention what the current judicial system in the state of Louisiana is like. It is a system that is obviously biased against Quinn. In fact, I think it is still biased. In one of the most chilling scenes, the victim, Mark Holden, recounts how he was able to write a book about his experience, despite the fact that he was not allowed to talk to his wife or his father. It is not that the system is rigged, it is that the system is biased. I really think the filmmakers should have included more of the stories of the victims. It would have been interesting to hear their stories and their perspective on the trial. At the same time, I don't think this film is the most important film ever. It is more of a collection of short stories that are very powerful. I did enjoy the film, but I still think that this story needs to be told. For the most part, it is a great story. But there is still so much more to tell. I have not been able to convince myself that it is the most important story of the century.

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Harold M.

This documentary is a must see for all those who love the art of photography. It is very well made and well produced. The film follows the story of two photographers who share their passion for the craft and how they find the balance between their professional lives and their personal lives. I believe it is the best documentary ever made about the photography industry and I believe it will be a classic for years to come. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone who loves photography or anyone who is interested in the world of photography.

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Wayne Grant

This is the first time I've seen this film and I'm glad to see it. I found it to be a very interesting documentary. It's very well put together, and it's very informative and at the same time entertaining. I was very impressed with the fact that they took the time to document all the different aspects of the case. The main focus is on the facts, but it also shows the human side of the case, the different views, the support groups, the lawyers, and the social activism that was put into the case. The film is very well put together and I would recommend it to anyone interested in the case. I give it a 9 out of 10.