Chasing Portraits Reviews

May 16, 2019
Still [Rynecki] effectively captures a raft of emotional beats, especially those involving her kindly, Holocaust-survivor dad, who prefers to keep his dark childhood at arm's length.
April 26, 2019
I felt a strong connection to the director's desire to bond with her ancestors through art.
April 25, 2019
Too often coming across as an elaborate home movie, Chasing Portraits would have benefited from its story being told by a more experienced filmmaker who was less emotionally involved in the proceedings.
April 25, 2019
Chasing Portraits is less about the value of the art but the story behind it.
April 25, 2019
"Chasing Portraits" is small and subtle, with some missed opportunities and occasionally inexpert filmmaking. But it's not an insignificant effort, and Ms. Rynecki's cause is admirable.
April 24, 2019
With its compelling tale of a family's trauma and recovery, Elizabeth's story is captivating throughout every stage of her journey.
April 21, 2019
Its major contribution, as one museum curator suggests, may be to bring the works of Moshe Rynecki back into prominence.
April 17, 2019
More about her feelings...audience viscerally shares her whirligig of emotions during her search; she's especially sensitive in not pushing her father on difficult memories.