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Petition Reviews

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January 18, 2011
Sad and sobering account of human-rights violations in modern-day China.
January 14, 2011
A brave and wrenching new documentary from China
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 13, 2011
epic and ambitious
| Original Score: 4/5
January 13, 2011
A film that shows how China's poor go through a Kafkaesque nightmare in a largely futile effort to get justice through Beijing's petition offices. Nominally ombudsmen, these offices largely serve to prevent justice from taking place.
January 12, 2011
This documentary of a makeshift community of Chinese citizens caught in a Dickensian charade of Beijing bureaucracy finds hope among the hopeless and pride in the hearts of outcasts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 12, 2011
This guerrilla-cinema essay is more than just a look at China's judicial morass; it's a dispatch from the front lines of a dictatorship.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 10, 2011
A concert of stifled voices that, together, are a brave and angry cry for democratic representation and the rule of law.
January 27, 2010
Moments of communication sought or denied give poignancy to a film filled with helplessness and outrage.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2009
An exemplary piece of journalism...
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