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Free The Mind Reviews

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Drew Hunt
Chicago Reader
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A wealth of information is sufficiently articulated, though the film's greatest strength is Ambo's compassion toward the subjects.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 11, 2013
Loren King
Boston Globe
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Davidson's compilation of seemingly immeasurable data is interesting, as is the doctor himself.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 10, 2013
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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If you focus on its fascinating subject matter and the dramatic revelations presented here with irrefutable impact, "Free the Mind" qualifies as a pioneering inquiry at the outermost boundaries of neuroscience.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

July 25, 2013
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Danish director Phie Ambo's documentary only scratches the surface of a complex subject.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

June 7, 2013
Marco Chown Oved
Toronto Star
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By the end of this documentary, you'll feel like a kid again, filled with wonder and questions about humanity and yourself.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

June 6, 2013
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

This is overall a compassionate and curious film about the real-world implications of some fascinating research happening right in our backyard, helping our own neighbors.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2013
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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"There's something healing about simply watching "Free the Mind" ...

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 17, 2013
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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Larger ideas of a mind-body connection, and mentions of brain research, are not treated in an inspiring or deeply informative way.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 2, 2013
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

Phie Ambo deftly captures her subjects' sense of paranoia and helplessness without encroaching on their brave candor.

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

May 2, 2013
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An enlightening documentary about using mindfulness, breathing techniques, and yoga to reprogram the brain and ease the mind.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 4/5

May 1, 2013
Inkoo Kang
Village Voice
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Devotees may enjoy seeing their practice in (proverbial) action, but the veterans' therapy is too short and qualitatively evaluated to convince skeptics or would-be recruits.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 30, 2013
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