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Children of Heaven
Young, impoverished, Iranian siblings go to great lengths to cover up the fact that they've lost a pair of shoes.
"...been seeing from the recently resurgent Iranian cinema feature children as their protagonists (all the better to avoid problems..."

April 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Opinion: Hungry Children Need Healthy School Meals to Thrive
A pandemic-era program that supported hungry children is set to disappear at the end of June. Pediatricians urge a new focus on food for kids.
"...Children, like Desmond, require consistent access to healthy, varied, and..."

June 24, 2022 Column by Elizabeth Mann

Men, Women & Children
We might be able to connect as human beings if we could just disconnect from from our wired lives, says this movie about our modern world.
"...Friday night football, the title’s interlocking men, women, and children try to connect, but can’t disconnect, or something. A..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Children of Men
Children of Men brims with cinematic gusto, but the plot raises more questions than it answers.
"...Danny Huston and Peter Mullan. Brimming with cinematic gusto, Children of Men is a captivating spectacle. Set in the..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sunday's Children
"...saga that detailed his ancestral roots and heritage. Sunday's Children continues Bergman's obsession with family biopsy. The Best Intentions..."

Oct. 21, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ladro Di Bambini (Stolen Children), Il
"...young, idealistic army officer (Verso) and the two young children he is charged with escorting to a state-run orphanage...."

April 16, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Children of Huang Shi
This would-be epic tells the story of George Hogg, an English adventurer who saved the lives of Chinese orphans during the Sino-Japanese War of the 1930s and Forties.
"...acquitted himself admirably – if unremarkably – with The Children of Huang Shi, which, to be fair, possesses a..."

June 27, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Art for Teachers of Children
"...Montgomery calls her autobiographical film Art for Teachers of Children a “boarding school melodrama,” but the issues the film..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Children of the Revolution
"...all the more potent. Bracketed by faux documentary-style interviews, Children of the Revolution begins with Australian Communist Party zealot..."

May 23, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Children of the Corn Ii: The Final Sacrifice
"...Roman Numeral Films) tackles the shopworn themes of evil children and familial reconciliation with equal parts libertine goofiness and..."

Feb. 5, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Now Streaming in Austin: Men, Women and Children
Jason Reitman's movie about the Austin most films forget
"...is to us, as Jason Reitman's Men, Women and Children shows...."

March 24, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Bill of the Week: Immunization Choice for Children
Rep. Sarah Davis’ HB 97 would grant children the right to consent to their own immunization for cancer treatment
"...HB 97 would grant children the right to consent to their own immunization for..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Tim Burton directs this film adaptation of the creepy kids' favorite
"...restarting the clock every single day, Groundhog Day-style. The children all have unique peculiarities, among them Emma’s (Purnell) complete..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things
Star Alan Ormsby on the counterculture zombie classic
"...ubiquitous. But in 1972, when Alan Ormsby starred in Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things, it was all fresh..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Little Children
A modern Emma Bovary and her should-have-been Mr. Right discover that while their suburban American lives may yet have a second act, it could well end up as a tragedy.
"...it could well end up as a tragedy. Little Children is emotionally riveting, with converging storylines and some of..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Children of Giant Speak
Children of Giant tells new stories about the film classic
"...then again, you’re not Austin documentarian Hector Galán, whose Children of Giant debuts tonight on the PBS series Voces...."

April 17, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Free Community Children's Picnic and Real Food Fair
Celebrate picnic weather, children's heath, & real food this Sunday
"...This Sunday, April 7, 1pm-5pm, free community event The Children's Picnic and Real Food Fair takes place on the..."

April 3, 2013 Food Post by Jessi Cape

One in a Crowd: Children of Morta
Help crowdfund a return to the glory days of 2D gaming
"...and head into a 2D pixel gaming adventure with Children of Morta?..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Women and Children First
An old Van Halen playlist on the occasion of their new LP
"...10, 1980, was Van Halen on the Women and Children First tour. I was barely 15...."

Feb. 21, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Believing the Children
In 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution
"...charges, which she and Danny vociferously denied. She loved children. She had three of her own, already grown, and..."

March 27, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

As Theatre for Children Matures
In 40 years of nurturing young people's love for the stage, Coleman Jennings has helped a profession develop, too
"...studying, creating, and teaching others to create theatre for children and youth. It's a field that has often been..."

April 23, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Children and Testimony
Inexperienced interviewers can lead children to make up stories
"...is a growing body of psychological research reflecting that children can easily be led to make up stories, often..."

March 27, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Suffer the Little Children
Reality Bites
"...Texas is in a crisis where abused and neglected children are concerned, with growing numbers of kids in need..."

March 19, 1999 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Opinion: 19 Children Are Dead. Someone Should Do Something.
A hospital-based pediatrician explains steps we can take to prevent the next tragedy
"...the headlines read two, then 14, and now 19 children and two teachers dead in Uvalde. As a hospital-based..."

June 3, 2022 Column by Lauren Gambill

Sun Children
Iranian childhood poverty drama has a surprising Goonies twist
"...Dedicating it to 152 million children worldwide who are used for illegal labor, with Sun..."

July 2, 2021 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Point Austin: Suffer the Little Children
Is Southwest Key providing child care at the border, or collaboration?
"...arrests as well as family separations – seizing minor children and confining them away from their parents, theoretically as..."

June 8, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Children's Picnic and Real Food Fair
March 30, 2014. 16 photos.
"...the grounds of the French Legation for Austin’s annual Children’s Picnic and Real Food Fair, presented by Edible Austin,..."

March 31, 2014 Photo Gallery

It's Noon. Do You Know What Your Children Are Eating?
Fernando Saralegui is in 'Papi's Kitchen' trying to help kids with healthy habits
"...an active part in the lives of his two children while dreaming up his future projects. His latest endeavor,..."

June 9, 2006 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Then There's This: Suffer the Little Children
Some Texas communities turn their backs as young refugees seek protection
"...More than 30 years later, women and children, and – more recently in greater numbers – unaccompanied..."

July 25, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Midnight's Children
Salman Rushdie wrote the screenplay for this film, which is based on his Booker Prize-winning novel about the children who were born at the exact hour of India's independence in 1947.
"...which makes it all the more sad that Midnight’s Children is such a lifeless jumble. The story is a..."

June 14, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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