HOW TO BUILD A GIRL is not a bad film, but it does make some choices that take away from its impressive elements. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews.
BECAUSE WE ARE GIRLS is a powerful film whose message got lost in editing. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews.
The beauty and necessity of humanity are expertly showcased in Andrew Ahn’s DRIVEWAYS. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews from GFF20.
HIGHER LOVE is a hauntingly heartbreaking film and reveals that Nani is just a drop in a very large ocean of people left behind in a system and a world that sees everything in black and white. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews.
There are many elements to FARMING that deserve much deeper analysis and this review barely scratches the surface of this impressive film. Sammy Andie Bennett tries nonetheless.
A GIRL MISSING is a deeply interesting film with multiple elements that make its impact worth noting. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews the NYFF selection.
MAN MADE is a beautiful representation of trans men and should be essential viewing this festival season and beyond. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews.
DARK, ALMOST NIGHT is not a bad film but it is a film that crossed the line and hurt itself in the process. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews from Raindance.
EVERYBODY FLIES is an important film with an important message. Even if the film’s own construction lessens the impact, the revelations in the film should be paid attention to and, hopefully, they will be. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews at Raindance 2019.
There is clearly thought behind FEEDBACK, but its execution and lack of clarity did not translate that thought onto the screen. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews at FrightFest 2019.