Roll Red Roll Reviews

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March 12, 2019
Roll Red Roll is a cautionary tale about what happens when everyone looks the other way.
May 23, 2018
Nancy Schwartzman's devastating real-life thriller documents a shocking sexual assault in a tight-knit community, and the role of social media in compounding the felony but also helping to solve it.
May 3, 2018
Schwartzman is careful to depict the police involved in the case as diligent, honorable professionals tasked with the impossible case of getting confessions from terrified teenagers -- but they are still shown as largely ineffective.
Top Critic
May 3, 2018
Documentaries don't usually horrify the oxygen out of me, but I found myself gulping for air more than once during Roll Red Roll.
May 1, 2018
Nancy Schwartzman's account of the Steubenville, Ohio high school rape case is an urgent and necessary film in the #MeToo movement.
April 29, 2018
Roll Red Roll is often hard to watch, but [director Nancy] Schwartzman handles the subject matter with respect, grace, insight, and even hope.
April 29, 2018
Difficult to watch, but essential viewing.
April 19, 2018
The only real strike against this well-constructed, compelling picture is that it could stand to be longer; director Nancy Schwartzman occasionally sacrifices depth for brevity, only scratching the surface of small-town sports culture and groupthink.
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