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Kamp Katrina Reviews

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Nathan Lee
Village Voice
August 21, 2007
Stirring and lurid in equal measure, the film is compelling in its details but queasily detached: verité verging on exploitation.
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
September 10, 2007
The film ultimately is too tedious and meandering to have the desired impact, with its subject matter more appropriate for a short newsmagazine segment than a feature length documentary.
Kam Williams
New Orleans Black
August 25, 2007
An eye-opening expose' welcoming white Americans to the Third World.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune
August 30, 2007
For a much more micro look at the storm's impact upon a small band of New Orleans eccentrics, there's David Redmon and Ashley Sabin's Kamp Katrina.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
August 20, 2007
The film is ungainly and lacks for focus, not unlike its subjects, but it has a heart as big as the Mississippi and believes in the future of New Orleans and its people.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
August 24, 2007
A touching documentary by Ashley Sabin and David Redmon, introduces us to [residents] of the makeshift Kamp Katrina.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
August 31, 2007
This verite digital video about coping with natural disaster contains exotic characters, tragic hardships, bureaucratic indifference, inner demons and the birth of a crack baby.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Joe Leydon
August 20, 2007
A worthy addition to the steadily increasing array of docs about life and strife in post-Katrina New Orleans.
August 22, 2007
Ashley Sabin and David Redmon's bittersweet film documents the efforts of two New Orleans natives to help their beloved city heal from Hurricane Katrina's devastation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Fred Camper
Chicago Reader
August 31, 2007
Ashley Sabin and David Redmon's gently observational videography and editing let the story emerge without any controlling structure or narration...
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