"A portrait of communities and families striving to do rightMiriam Di Nunzio / CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
by their kids, but where schools and lack of job programs fail
to meet communities' most desperate needs."
"Profound."Tambey Obenson / SHADOW AND ACT
"Deserves a place beside the great achievements in longitudinal film."Scott Pfieffer / THE MOVING WORLD
"Charts nothing less than what it’s like to try to grow upAlan Scherstuhl / VILLAGE VOICE
free in the prison capital of the world."
"A moving chronicle, and a potent treatise onDaniel Schindel / PASTE MAGAZINE
failings knows to demonstrate said problems
of preaching them."
"Dares heart and sympathy and hopeDavid Shreve, Jr. / AUDIENCES EVERYWHERE
where it would have been excused...
establishing one of the more beautiful and
human documentary exercises of the year."