Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin Reviews

March 10, 2020
In the documentary, Le Guin describes her work as one of "holding doors or windows open" for people; this film does just that, opening an intimate window onto the tender interiority and expansive curiosity of Le Guin's mind.
September 27, 2019
It's a lovely portrait and it made me cry because it reminded me of how much I miss her.
March 2, 2019
By framing her life in the context of second-wave feminism, Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin captures Le Guin's legacy as a radical heroine.
January 11, 2019
...shows how, in Le Guin's writings, fantasy can be viewed as both a different way of seeing and understanding the past, and a new way of seeing the present -- and what the future could be.
November 27, 2018
Worlds is a much-needed antidote for the world right now...
November 16, 2018
As interesting as the individual parts may be ... it's the sum total that counts ... delivering a comprehensive look at Le Guin's legacy in all its considerable glory.
November 14, 2018
Le Guin's life story, as presented in the documentary, isn't particularly dramatic, but it is inspiring thanks to the author's incomparable imagination.
October 31, 2018
Don't expect anything out of the ordinary.
June 11, 2018
What distinguishes the film is the way it explores Le Guin's ideas, and the way she used science-fiction as a vehicle to explore human existence, politics, gender equality, the search for a perfect society and the price of happiness.