Sarah Schweinsberg

Sarah is a reporter for WORLD Radio.

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A boy’s big idea

Movie | A famine and science education test a father-son relationship in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 2/28/19, 03:33 pm

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind tells the true story of a Christian family living in the African nation of Malawi in 2001. British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) wrote and stars in the Netflix film and also directed it on location in Malawi in just 37 days.

Trywell Kamkwamba (Ejiofor) and his wife are farmers and Christian leaders in their small Malawian village. While the couple is poor, they value education and spend precious funds to send their 14-year-old son William (Maxwell Simba) to school.

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Making her case

Documentary | In Season 2 of Making a Murderer, a defense attorney re-examines the evidence used to convict her client
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 10/25/18, 01:16 pm

It’s been three years since Netflix released the true crime docuseries that sparked nationwide debate over corruption in the criminal justice system. Now Season 2 of Making a Murderer finds Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, still behind bars serving life sentences for the 2005 murder of Theresa Halbach.

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From the beginning

Movie | Conjuring origins film offers a lot of white-knuckle action
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 9/06/18, 09:58 am

New Line Cinema’s Conjuring universe is a series of horror films centered on or connected to the exploits of 1970s-era, real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. 

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