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The Hand That Feeds Reviews

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August 21, 2015
A moving story about hope rising among the neglected and mistreated, about people banding together for a common good, and about the value of strength and perseverance.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 18, 2015
Members of the working and shrinking middle classes will have plenty to gain by investing in the price of a movie ticket to view this documentary.
April 16, 2015
A rousing documentary and the most hopeful political film of 2015 about the triumph of a small union.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 9, 2015
Unfortunately, directors Rachel Lears and Robin Blotnick have squandered a worthy subject.
April 3, 2015
Often, simple ideals get lost in the frequently overheated political rhetoric about immigration, jobs, and supporting American business. "The Hand That Feeds" puts those issues back on the table in a movie about a small group who scores a big victory.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 3, 2015
It has a beautiful, low-key approach that earns its cheers and tears without resorting to the manipulative or dramatic tricks of a typical feature film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 3, 2015
A "Salt of the Earth" for 2015 with a bagel shop instead of a zinc mine serving as the terrain of struggle. "The Hand that Feeds" could not be better--a masterpiece.
April 2, 2015
"The Hand That Feeds" is an effective portrayal of the intricacies of activism - and of a situation in which victories seem all too brief.
April 2, 2015
How do you say Norma Rae in Spanish?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 1, 2015
As it stands, The Hand That Feeds is an illuminating sidebar to the conversations around the U.S. economy and immigration reform.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 31, 2015
López is a singularly tender, compelling, and articulate campaigner in this high-stakes struggle for justice, filmed with the urgency and suspense of a Hitchcock thriller.
March 24, 2015
The Hand That Feeds is an impassioned socially themed documentary that may even succeed in swaying a few hearts and minds.
March 6, 2015
This is engaging nonfiction storytelling, deftly edited for maximum suspense and heartening in its depiction of collective endeavor.
November 18, 2014
...the necessary record of a fight for the most basic sorts of human rights.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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