This is Home: A Refugee Story

2018

This is Home: A Refugee Story

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75%

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  • [A] heartwarming if conventional portrait of four refugee Syrian families navigating new lives in Baltimore.

    Apr 12, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Moves no needles cinematically or politically, but makes a heartening call for open-armed empathy in an America still guarded on that front.

    Jan 21, 2018 | Full Review…

    Guy Lodge

    Variety
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  • Even with this remarkable degree of access ... the film still lacks a distinct sense of drama.

    Jan 21, 2018 | Full Review…
  • The film constantly jumps from subject to subject, rarely lingering long enough for the scenes to have an impact.

    Mar 25, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • This Is Home's creators, a team of mostly women, have wrought an intimate story of the four families and their new American lives, a story which gives essential attention to the larger implications of the Syrian refugee crisis.

    Aug 25, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Shiva, in this quiet, thoughtful film, has given us a gift in laying bare the extremity of their transition. The more she illuminates the nuances, the better we see.

    Jun 22, 2018 | Full Review…

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