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As Seen Through These Eyes Reviews

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Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Helstein leads the narrative with superfluous voiceovers from poet Maya Angelou that emphasize the historicity of the events described and, in some instances, dote on details that seem irrelevant to the core topic.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 28, 2009
Michelle Orange
Village Voice
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Distractingly tortured metaphors are given a distractingly affected narration by Maya Angelou.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 29, 2009
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Art executed under the most excruciating conditions deserves a far more searching study than this too short film, which has the structure of a hurried checklist.

| Original Score: 2/5

October 2, 2009
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Unfortunately, Angelou's detached and often superfluous narration lessens the film's impact.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

October 2, 2009
Cole Smithey

Hilary Helstein offers a historically significant documentary reportage of Holocaust survivors who utilized art as their primary coping mechanism inside Hitler's concentration camps.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A-

September 28, 2009
Steve Ramos
Boxoffice Magazine

Distinguishes itself from many other Holocaust documentaries and offers a new perspective on this timeless tragedy.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

October 2, 2009
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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Serves as another critical reminder of one of the world's most horrific periods, even if, cinematically, it's an affecting collection of stories and images in search of an actual center.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

December 7, 2009
Harvey S. Karten

A quietly impressive testament to the tenaciousness of the human spirit.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B+

September 24, 2009
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Though Maya Angelou is enlisted as the solemn narrator of Hilary Helstein's Holocaust documentary, the survivors here need no help expressing their own tragedies.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

October 2, 2009
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