More inspirational than informative, which is not to slight the importance of inspiring similar movements.
| Original Score: B-
"A Whisper to a Roar" is a vivid documentary with unusual access to the key players in the geopolitical dramas it recounts.
| Original Score: 4/5
An expertly drawn primer on the soft dictatorships that constrained five different countries and the peaceful revolutions that sought to expunge them ...
A powerful documentary that ties together the heroic and ongoing efforts of democracy activists in five countries, and reaffirms the human spirit's innate desire for freedom.
| Original Score: B+
Ben Moses' documentary argues that even thwarted and deeply flawed elections are empowering because they engage ordinary citizens in the political process and challenge the self-defeating apathy engendered by opting out of the process.