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Heart of Stone Reviews

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
July 20, 2009
A captivating, poignant and inspirational documentary that finds just the right balance between entertaining the audience and provoking them intellectually.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.35/10
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
October 22, 2009
Heart of Stone is a heartbreaker: a documentary about an inner-city high school that shows how hard, how necessary, and how infinitely rewarding it can be to open doors for kids who didn't know they were there.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Leba Hertz
San Francisco Chronicle
October 30, 2009
Director Beth Toni Kruvant hits incredible highs and a shocking low as she explores the cultures of past and present student bodies that come together in a common cause.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
July 17, 2009
Two things keep Heart of Stone from being like every other documentary about a dedicated principal who tries to turn a failed urban high school around.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 14, 2009
Heart of Stone is a portrait of a dedicated man -- smart, articulate, strong and tough-minded yet warm and compassionate, willing and able to reach out and communicate with his students on an individual basis.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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