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  • 50
    Stephen Farber The Hollywood Reporter

    The film tracks the history of the country, but viewers may feel the documentarian inserts herself too much into the story. show more

  • 38
    Chuck Bowen Slant Magazine

    The key to good, or at least effective, agitprop (and Oliver Stone and Michael Moore know this) is that, yes, it must simplify matters, but it necessitates canny presentation so that it may truly get into viewers' blood streams and rile them. show more

  • 40
    Nick Schager Time Out New York

    The repeated sight of people watching video monitors or communicating with others via laptops becomes a stilted, gimmicky affectation, and there are only so many times you can watch a camera panning and zooming over still photos before your tolerance for the Ken Burns effect reaches its limit. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    Granito becomes both a humanitarian legal thriller and a quest to find justice through cinema. show more

  • 50
    The New York Times

    Ms. Yates's moral convictions and agitprop idealizations come far too easily. Granito is less rough-edged than its guerrilla-film predecessor, but it shares a spirit of simplistic revolutionary solidarity. show more

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