Fatal Assistance Reviews

February 27, 2014
A potent, persuasive and quietly furious documentary that examines how international aid agencies failed Haiti after the catastrophic 2010 earthquake.
February 26, 2014
Bill Clinton and Sean Penn don't get off easy in their cameos, yet even the most lefty-loathing Republican will wonder why the doc's inquiry isn't as hard on homegrown forces of corruption, which are legion.
February 25, 2014
It unveils the bureaucracy, navet, and historical forces plaguing Haiti to this day, but it's no more than a forceful poke at a hornet's nest.
February 18, 2014
"Fatal Assistance" has few answers, and adds little clarity.
February 28, 2014
Fatal Assistance is an important lesson on much needed social attentiveness as wise activism.
February 27, 2014
Deeply powerful ... a No End in Sight for the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
February 12, 2014
Raoul Peck's ("Lumumba") impassioned documentary about international relief efforts in Haiti is a real eye opener with a disturbing undercurrent...not every critique hits a bulls eye.
February 12, 2014
Peck brings to new light what is happening in his country after the news cameras stopped recording and all the celebrities had gone home. Disasters are big news - think Katrina - but the aftermath is not.
June 22, 2013
...holds an appropriately cynical attitude toward spectacle...