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Darfur Now Reviews

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Darfur Now will have to act as a moral entertainment, a conscientious objection we buy tickets to see.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

April 28, 2011
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

A powerful testimony to the changes that may come when people make an effort to let their voices be heard.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 3/5

June 13, 2008
Jonathan F. Richards
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Thoughtful, sobering, hopeful, despairing, inspirational, depressing, and just in time for the holidays comes Darfur Now, a documentary about genocide in the Sudan.

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December 14, 2007
Philip Huang

Darfur Now has drawn criticism for its artless construction, and while it's true, he knows to step aside and let the passion of his subjects shine through.

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December 10, 2007
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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Informative and effortlessly gripping.

| Original Score: 3/4

December 7, 2007
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Slick, impassioned, and guardedly upbeat.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

December 7, 2007
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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The title says Darfur Now -- not Darfur Then, not Darfur Sometime. But the question it asks emphatically is, Darfur Now What?

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

December 7, 2007
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Braun is, in a sense, preaching to the choir...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

December 7, 2007
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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A disquieting, and somewhat disjointed, call to arms.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 17, 2007
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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The depressing subtext is that even with detailed proof of ongoing genocide, it takes movie stars to get to the movers and shakers, and to get worthy movies like this one into theaters.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

November 17, 2007
Eric Lurio
Entertainment Insiders

This is a feel-good film for activists, which barely scratches the surface.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Insiders | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 17, 2007
Loey Lockerby
Kansas City Star

Admirable work.

| Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2007
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

A rallying call to aid Darfur and an uplifting case study in the power of individuals to effect change.

| Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2007
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Darfur Now does one thing other documentaries on the region in western Sudan haven't done so far: It offers hope that something substantive may be done about the Darfur genocide.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

November 15, 2007
Cynthia Fuchs

If its explanation of Sudan's politics and history is rudimentary, Darfur Now maintains an effectively intense focus on the necessary work to save actual people in Darfur.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

November 14, 2007
Susan Granger

Though well-intentioned, Braun's documentary never captures the emotional heart of this enormous tragedy and fails to ignite the passion he so obviously wants us to feel.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 6/10

November 14, 2007
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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All the stories are fascinating.

November 12, 2007
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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By showing the struggles and efforts of about half a dozen people, it puts a human face on the tragedy.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3/4

November 9, 2007
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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In movie making, as in life, it's not enough to mean well. The real challenge is in being meaningful.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

November 9, 2007
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Both important and engrossing, devastating yet inspiring.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 9, 2007
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