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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» (5)

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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.