*** Named on the Cinema Eye Honors' “Unforgettables” List of 2017 ***
Films that "helped to define documentary cinema in 2017.” IndieWire

*** In the Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine TOP 10 LISTS ***

“A special achievement...As close as documentaries come to putting us inside the mind of someone who society easily overlooks."

"A bracing story of grit in a world of social injustice." – Los Angeles Times

“Masterful...shows us the undeniable power of cinema." – Huffington Post

“One of the most powerful documentaries ever crafted about the current nature of race relations in America.” – Toronto Film Scene

“For Ahkeem is THE millennial documentary on Black girlhood." – Jet

“This verite doc about a St. Louis teen offers compellingly humane proof of the fact that Black lives matter.”– IndieWire

 “For Ahkeem is an urgent, important, almost transcendent film, and among the best I’ve seen all year.” – Third Coast Review

“A quietly impactful documentary with the texture of a narrative feature.” – The Hollywood Reporter

“Powerful...the deeply personal tale of one young student as she experiences loss, love and dreams that never fade.” – People

“We see and feel what Boonie is experiencing and it changes how we see life...truly amazing.” – Unseen Films

“Staggeringly intimate...the significance of this film in the current era cannot be denied." – The Georgetown Voice

“This cinematically stunning and powerful film will leave you breathless and should be considered required viewing.” – Picture Motion

“Hands-down one of the best documentaries of 2017…essential viewing.” – Under The Radar Mag

“A poignant look at Black girlhood.” – Essence

“Up-close, slice-of-life documentary." – New York Times

“Intimate and touching.” – The Playlist

“Incredibly moving." – Paste Magazine

“A remarkable experience.” – The Knockturnal

“A stunning, must-see documentary.” – MV Times