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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