Release Date: February 23rd, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 2009
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 10 min
Prisoners in concentration camps create art and music to survive; Maya Angelou narrates.
Director: Hilary Helstein
Unfortunately, Angelou's detached and often superfluous narration lessens the film's impact. show more
Helstein doesn't have to work so hard to remind us of her subject's gravity; the stories chronicled are chilling enough without embellishment. show more
Though Hilary Helstein’s film displays depth, its structure relies too heavily on Maya Angelou’s narration to flesh out deeper implications. show more