Press & Awards

PICK OF THE FEST

Roger Ebert • Time Out Chicago • Santa Fe New Mexican • Anchorage Press

“Nothing short of powerful.” -LA Times

“An amazing documentary.” -Time Out Chicago

“How can you not be inspired?” -Philadelphia City Paper

“This is the most remarkable part of the film: you become a witness to inner change, and that change is initiated by the act of storytelling. An excellent film.” -Huffington Post

“Paints an unforgettable portrait detailing the empowerment to be found in self-expression… One of the more stirring works you will see all year.” -Anchorage Press

Pick of the Week -LA Weekly

” A visual masterpiece… let’s hope the buzz gets out.” -LA Times Online

“It’s strong stuff.” -Philadelphia Inquirer

“This moving doc about girls at a juvenile detention center… demonstrates the healing power of expressing their pent-up emotions and exposing their vulnerability.” Time Out Magazine

“Outstanding.” -WBEZ Chicago Public Radio

“Truly inspiring.” -ABC Evening News, Chicago

“I loved this film.” -Santa Fe Public Radio


Winner, Silver Chicago Award, Chicago International Film Festival
Winner, Best Documentary, Bermuda International Film Festival

LA Weekly

LA Times’ Brand X

LA Times Blog

Huffington Post

Director Heather Ross on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio: Eight Forty-Eight

Top Picks of CIFF on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight (segment starts at 3:37)

Time Out Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times/RogerEbert.com

KPFK Pacifica Radio Interview

Hollywood Reporter- awards coverage

Bust Magazine

Indiewire

Screen Daily

The Los Angeles Examiner

Popmatters

Cape Cod Times

The Anchorage Press

Centerstage Chicago

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Director Heather Ross on Santa Fe Public Radio: Café Santa Fe

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