The film is about poetics, as much as about the politics, of music. It’s about jazz as a pan-cultural transport, a kind of freedom train that goes on and on.
- New York Times | Luanda-Kinshasa
Douglas’s swooping lens swirls music, images, and memory together like tea and madeleines.
- Village Voice | Luanda-Kinshasa
A beautiful, heart-wrenching film that offers far more than empathy. It dares viewers to explore a disturbing corner of the Iraq War, a realm that no film has yet to touch.
- Huffington Post | Trooper
A beautiful film and a true example of the essence of cinema.
- Slamdance Film Festival | The Stone Child