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As Seen Through These Eyes Reviews

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September 28, 2009
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 | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 29, 2009
Distractingly tortured metaphors are given a distractingly affected narration by Maya Angelou.
October 2, 2009
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 2, 2009
Unfortunately, Angelou's detached and often superfluous narration lessens the film's impact.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 28, 2009
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 | Original Score: A-
October 2, 2009
Distinguishes itself from many other Holocaust documentaries and offers a new perspective on this timeless tragedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 7, 2009
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 | Original Score: 3/5
September 24, 2009
A quietly impressive testament to the tenaciousness of the human spirit.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 2, 2009
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 | Original Score: 3/5
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