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"Location shooting and evocative pop-culture excavation. . . give the film a heightened layer of period detail, filtered through a quasi-Lynchian atmosphere of nightmarish decay"
- Sheri Linden, The Los Angeles Times
"It is a haunting movie, one in its director's total control, full of disturbing ideas and no short amount of magic."
- John Anderson, The Wall Street Journal
"Her ensembleâ?"which includes Orange Is the New Black's Samira Wiley, While We're Young's Maria Dizzia, and The Wire's Michael Pottsâ?"is strong, delivering deftly theatrical performances that give 37 a fable feel. But Grasten's strongest stroke may be the stylish flourishes of horror."
- Kristy Puchko, Pajiba.com
A NINJA PAYS HALF MY RENT
USA | 2003 | Comedy | English
Winner - Best Director - Trenton Film Festival
Winner - Best Documentary - Long Island Film Festival
"A campaign for mayor that takes unexpected, and heartbreaking, twists and turns."
- Josh Benson, The New York Times
"Wonderful! ...an earnest portrait of the way that politics changes people."
- Jen Johans, Film Intuition
"This film will make you laugh, it will make you cryâ?¦it will make you feel."
- C Dempsey, Cinephelia.com
"Ms. Silver's ability to...catch those moments between innocence and knowing, childhood and adulthood, unforgiving and forgiving, makes her someone to watch."
- Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
"...a nicely-honed sense of poignancy...Silver's sensitively written and directed scenario make Arcadia feel fresh..."
- Christopher Bourne, TwitchFilm.com
"An atmospheric, sun-soaked road trip!"
ARCHITECTURE OF REASSURANCE
Winner - Best Feature Film - Brooklyn Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection - SXSW Film Festival
"The simple sweetness of this heartfelt effort arrives as both endearing and culturally provocative."
- Toddy Burton, The Austin Chronicle
"A gem of a film, beautifully shot and perfectly cast!"
- Mary Glucksman, Filmmaker Magazine
"ARRANGED is a must-see in this globalized world!"
- Alex Navissi, The Daily Texan
ART OF THE SHORT FILM
Includes 3 Academy Award nominated shorts!
AUGUST THE FIRST
Winner - Audience Award - Urbanworld Film Festival
Winner - Best Feature Film - San Francisco Black Film Festival
"A smart and engaging debut!"
"Emotional fireworks that ring true!"
"A sharply observed, ultimately heartbreaking story...a fine achievement!"
- Stan Hall, The Oregonian
"A double tour de force of scholarly excavation and artistic dynamism."
- Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle
"Powerful and fascinating...overwhelmingly captivating..."
- Michael Miller, Berkshire Review for the Arts
"A vivid demonstration of what has been lost in the process of becoming modern...Bagby, using a brilliant array of dramatic and rhetorical techniques, made it a dazzling experience. His performances should be recorded and made required listening. "
- The Washington Post