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This is the kind of film that doesn’t end after the credits roll, and it’s a gold-star example for what a documentary should do: inspire. Read full review
More than any previous film on the subject, Braun's documentary offers an answer to a common question, perfectly phrased and answered by Cheadle himself: "What can I do? More than nothing. A lot more than nothing." Read full review
Despite the fact that the film is not graphic, you won't want to watch Darfur Now over dinner with your family. But you probably should anyway. Read full review
Slick, impassioned, and guardedly upbeat, Ted Braun's film is a morale booster aimed at US audiences rather than the 2.5 million displaced Sudanese tribespeople whose villages have been destroyed and families slaughtered. That we need a pick-me-up more than they do is pathetic, but there you are. Read full review
Instructive as a portrait of activism. Read full review
By showing the struggles and efforts of about half a dozen people, it puts a human face on the tragedy. Read full review
It is not a compelling documentary (too much exposition, not enough on-the-spot reality), but it is instructive and disturbing. Read full review
The film gets a little ''We can fix this!'' inspirational for a chronicle of such staggering darkness. Read full review
A disquieting, and somewhat disjointed, call to arms, Theodore Braun's heartfelt documentary is undeniably important. But it may not be quite focused enough to ignite the passion he so clearly wants his audience to feel. Read full review
The documentary Darfur Now proves that - no matter how im portant the subject matter - following various people around with a camera doesn't necessarily make a film. Read full review
refuses to really get down and dirty
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