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September 9, 2013
Unlike the majority of autism docus about white, middle-class children, Samantha Buck's film examines the poverty of options available to working-class black and Latino young adults once they leave the safe confines of the classroom.
September 9, 2013
This deeply moving but thankfully unsentimental doc is both inspiring and depressing.
September 9, 2013
The real star is teacher Janet Mino, whose advocacy for her kids goes above and beyond.
September 6, 2013
It spotlights an important issue yet never seeks to squeeze the truth into an easily digestible narrative frame. Instead it expands its storytelling to the boundaries of messy, joyful and painful reality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 6, 2013
Apart from a few, briskly factual titles, there are no editorial intrusions here - no yammering experts, no pontificating activists, no sappy sentimental music.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 5, 2013
[Inserts] the viewer into the overwhelming experience of teaching, parenting, even being an underprivileged young adult with autism.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5