PRESS

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

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

“As close as documentaries come to putting us inside the mind of someone who society easily overlooks"  - RogerEbert.com

“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

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

“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

“A poignant look at Black girlhood” – Essence

Powerful…A People Pick...The deeply personal tale of one young student as she experiences loss, love and dreams that never fade.”– People Magazine

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

“Intimate and touching” – The Playlist

“Incredibly moving" – Paste Magazine

“A remarkable experience” – The Knockturnal

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