Pariah Dog Reviews

April 30, 2021
At 77 minutes, this is a brief inspection, but so heartfelt that it never seems too short.
November 30, 2020
There are films that simply draw you in and demand that you give them your full attention. Jesse Alk's Pariah Dog is such a film.
October 19, 2020
Heartbreaking and luminous.
September 14, 2020
Not wanted on the voyage
August 28, 2020
The cinematic craft behind its tales of man's best friends-and the humans who care for them - raises this well above the level of your typical Animal Planet crowd-pleaser.
August 28, 2020
Pariah Dog offers a visually poetic survey of life among the free-roaming canines of Kolkata, India-as well as, yes, the somewhat eccentric two-legged residents who make it their business to protect them.
August 20, 2020
Eschewing a traditional voice over or explanatory talking head interviews, Jesse Alk immerses audiences directly into the world of these lowly dogs and the people who love and care for them.
August 19, 2020
This decaying yet sincere urban jungle, which Alk beautifully portrays through his lush camera work and soundtrack, is the beating heart of Pariah Dogs.
August 19, 2020
Beautifully shot, largely at night under the velvety glow of street lights, this is a dreamlike portrait of the city of Kolkata. And everywhere there are stray dogs, estimated at more than 80,000
August 18, 2020
Pariah Dog highlights Alk's ability as an extremely gifted, poetic, and even counter-culture filmmaker who has fashioned a labor of love for his debut feature.
May 20, 2019
A great deal of bitter existential irony courses through the frames of Alk's deeply humanistic film.