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Baltimore Rising (2017)




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A profile of activists, police officers, community leaders and gang affiliates who work tirelessly to hold Baltimore together, especially in the aftermath of the 2015 death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

There are many such moments of human frailty and humor in Baltimore Rising, and Sohn presents all of it without specific judgment or an agenda beyond capturing as many voices as possible and corralling them as efficiently as possible.

November 20, 2017

Baltimore Rising shows a city working to find ways to make sure that work benefits all its citizens.

November 20, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Excellent you-are-there film that takes viewers -- and Baltimore -- from despair to hope.

November 19, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
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Sohn proves an extremely able documentarian, inserting herself among participants on all sides of the debate, from the police to activists and beyond.

January 23, 2018 | Full Review…

The imagery is vivid and moving. But the film misses the mark with its aimless narrative.

November 30, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

... the documentary by Sonja Sohn and Mark Levin that covers the event in a manner nobody has quite done before.

November 21, 2017 | Full Review…

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