MaryAnn Johanson

Critic

USA

One of online finest film critics, or so says trade mag Variety, MaryAnn Johanson is a New York City-based freelance writer who loves movies. She is a film critic at FlickFilosopher.com, a member Online Film Critic Society and Alliance of Women Film Journalists. She is also an executive member at The Webby Awards.

Watu Wote: All of Us

Date: 15 Nov 2017 Category: TV/Film
7.0 Rating
“Watu Wote (All Of Us)” also centers a black woman; her story is very different, yet also still deeply moving in its message of compassion and principled refusal to descend into brutality. (Written by Julia Drache and directed by Katja Benrath, this one is also based on recent true events.) Jua (Adelyne Wairimu) must take a long bus trip from Nairobi into the hinterlands, via a route that is frequently targeted by Al-Shabaab terrorists; along ...