Reviews

"AN EMOTIONAL EXPERIENCE UNLIKE I HAVE EVER SEEN BEFORE."

GET REEL MOVIES

"CIRCLES PUTS THE LENS ON THE DIRE NEED FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM, WITH ONE FAMILY AT THE CENTER.”

NPR

"CIRCLES SHOWS US WHAT A REAL HERO LOOKS LIKE, AND WHAT REAL HEROISM TAKES. FILMS LIKE THIS DON'T LEAVE YOU; NOR SHOULD THEY"

615FILM

"MOVING… [WE DON’T] SEE ENOUGH MEN, ESPECIALLY BLACK MEN, IN THAT KIND OF ROLE."

TERAN POWELL, NPR RACE REPORTER

"CIRCLES CAN BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER TO  INVOKE CHANGE"

THE OXFORD EAGLE

"A POWERFUL AND COMPLEX PORTRAIT OF A MAN TRYING TO HELP HIS SON AND COMMUNITY" 

CINEMA AXIS

"CIRCLES EXPOSES THE RAW HUMAN REALITY OF LIFE." 

TERRY O'CONNELL, RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PIONEER AUSTRALIA

"THE HIGHEST IMPACT FILM AT THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL"

RAVI SRINIVASAN (HOT DOCS PROGRAMMER)

 

"CIRCLES LEAVES US WITH A NEW SET OF EYES ON HOW WE RESTORE JUSTICE IN OUR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY."  

JUMOKE HINTON HODGE, OUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION VICE PRESIDENT