Variety / See Full Review
"a highly conscientious debut feature"
"equal parts passion and compassion"
"a precise and complex sense of place"
"a consistent, linear narrative that maintains long-term personal testimony against a wider political backdrop"
Hitfix / See Full Review
"one of the best film's I've seen in this year's US Documentary Competition"
"it doesn't wear its Importance on its sleeve, even if there's ample thematic heft -- and also a good film"
"compelling and fully realized characters"
"The whole thing is like a Werner Herzog film, man's base desires, juxtaposed with sublime and unconquerable nature"
Salt Lake Tribune
"a stunning documentary"
"a luminous, humanist portrait"