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*** 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"   RogerEbert.com

"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

“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

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

“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