The Revolutionary Optimists Reviews

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New York Times
May 2, 2013
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
April 18, 2013
A vital snapshot of developing world struggles and possibilities.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
April 5, 2013
Most people could learn a lot from these little activists.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
March 28, 2013
As heartening as it is to see a slum child tutored about vicious cycles of adversity and using the buzzword "partnership" with aplomb, the film comes to feel cut and dried.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
March 28, 2013
It's a tribute to the power of optimism - and to an inspiring man who's changing the world, one child at a time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Jenna Scherer
Time Out
March 26, 2013
It's truly something to see these children come into their own, and to bear witness to the undeniable sea change Ganguly has set in motion.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Michelle Orange
Village Voice
March 12, 2013
Change may be elusive, Optimists confirms, but the will to make it blazes.