My Name is Myeisha Reviews

April 12, 2020
My Name Is Myeisha is a well told tale, a great concept of spoken words matched to images that works so well.
January 25, 2020
Beneath its song-and-dance exterior, this quietly perceptive coming-of-age saga carries a powerful subtext.
January 25, 2020
This is just wonderful, but you have to stick with it because it's coming from a bit of a sideways place.
January 25, 2020
Rachel Walker gives a tremendous performance... I was really blown away by this film.
January 24, 2020
Giving a voice to the victims who can no longer speak for themselves, the film is a mesmerizing mix of drama, music, dreamlike atmosphere and biting social commentary.
January 24, 2020
What might have worked in theater doesn't translate here, particularly the repetition of words and phrases that feel true to the original medium but grate here on screen.
July 24, 2019
Walker owns the film, grabbing your hand and rushing you down one sidestreet after another.
February 28, 2019
The film My Name Is Myeisha tells a far too familiar story, but its uniqueness lies in its refusal to tell it in a familiar way.
October 17, 2018
My Name is Myeisha doesn't pull any punches, and isn't afraid to remind members of the audience that the issues depicted in this film are not universal.
June 15, 2018
Once the story, which was inspired by real life shooting of Tyisha Mills by police, disengages from realism and spins off into playful fantasy, a crackling energy drives this far-reaching commentary on young black America.