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A SCREAMING MAN
- Todd McCarthy, indieWIRE
"Directed with great confidence...this is pure-grade art cinema!"
- Robert Koehler, Variety
"Quietly powerful! A welcome wake-up call about what's going on in the world."
- Peter Brunette, The Hollywood Reporter
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
LET THE CHURCH SAY AMEN
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival
"A deeply moving 87 minutes that leave you feeling touched, renewed and refreshed - kind of like a great sermon."
- Nathalie Hopkinson, The Washington Post
"A modest but affecting portrait...viewers [will] care deeply about these people."
- Scott Foundas, Variety
Nominated - Best Film - Canadian Oscars®
Winner - Best Original Song - Canadian Oscars®
Winner - Audience Award - Mannheim Heidelberg Int'l Film Festival
"Gorgeously crafted. Enchanting!"
- Jennie Punter, The Globe and Mail
"HOMICIDE and THE WIRE's Clark Johnson gives a quietly intense performance."
- Adam Nayman, EYE Weekly
"Idris Elba gives a powerful performance in an impressive homegrown slice-of-life drama that's tinged with unease...driven by confident, searching writing."
- Dave Calhoun, Time Out
"...refreshing...full of emotionally and psychologically complex black characters who are not limited to representing race-defined themes. "
- Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter
"...Marshall is both engaging and evasive, perfectly matching the fluid tone of Tucker Green's enigmatic urban parable...the film's heart is bold, striking and tangible. "
- Mark Kermode , The Guardian