On the Record Reviews

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July 8, 2020
On The Record does a good job of showing that Black women feel like they have been forgotten during these advancements. For all of us to move forward, their voices need to be heard.
July 3, 2020
It's a poignant reminder for black women that relief can be found if their voices are heard. In order to do that, society needs to listen and On The Record is an important place to start.
July 2, 2020
The film feels like a brave act of confession from these women, and a passionate plea for justice.
June 29, 2020
A documentary that unpacks a lot in only 90 minutes, with the sad reality that this is only the tip of the iceberg both inside and outside of the music industry.
June 29, 2020
Though the film recaps a lot of ground that's public record, its real value comes in empathetically exposing the agonising decisions Dixon and other women have to make about becoming a public figure in this way...
June 28, 2020
A must watch.
June 27, 2020
This is an elegant, stinging addition to the #MeToo dialogue, which gives due emphasis to black women and the music industry.
June 27, 2020
[T]his is the quintessential conversation starter, smartly edited and always thought-provoking.
June 26, 2020
This compelling story of sexual assault and powerful men violently abusing their positions is a reminder than the #MeToo movement didn't begin - or end - with Harvey Weinstein.
June 25, 2020
The real accomplishment of Ziering and Dick's film is to present Dixon's story as an experience unique to black women, at the bottom of a historical hegemony that finds white, rich men very much at the top.
June 25, 2020
The film is forthright and intelligent on the difficulties and complexities involved in the discussion.
June 25, 2020
On the Record is a lesson in power and its caprices.
June 24, 2020
A story of pain and complexity...
June 24, 2020
An important film which exposes the systematic misogyny and sexism which is still rampant within the music industry.
June 23, 2020
As formidably intelligent and thoughtful as its take on the subject is, On the Record never loses sight of the human suffering at its core.
June 22, 2020
...it's as if the filmmakers are attempting to create a safe space for Dixon to tell her story, and when she finally does, it's wrenching.
June 20, 2020
The film deftly shows how the complexities of racism have played a part in silencing BAME victims of sexual abuse.
June 18, 2020
Moving docu centers on race and culture in Me Too movement.
June 17, 2020
On the Record takes a measured, personal, and intersectional approach to one side of the #MeToo movement, balancing analysis and experience without ever feeling invasive.
June 13, 2020
On the Record requires that, whatever you bring to the viewing-whatever worldview, whatever experience, whatever preconceived notions-you put it all aside and just listen.
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