• Released
  • May 17, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • PG , 1 hr 38 min
  • Documentary
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80

Village Voice

The best part of State 194 is its domesticity, its low-key approach to a conflict that has been widely sensationalized in the media.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
With a two-state solution still elusive, "State 194" may feel a bit like yesterday's news — literally and figuratively. But as an aid to better understanding this vital, complex dispute, the film is definitely worth a look.
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63

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
It too often feels like just one more aesthetically uninspired documentary that gives way in the end to a special round of pleading for its specific cause.
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60

The New York Times

By Anita Gates
This is certainly competent filmmaking, sort of like a long “60 Minutes” segment without the confrontational interview style.
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58

The A.V. Club

By Mike D'Angelo
As a primer, however, the film does the job, albeit less thoroughly and with more needless digressions than would even a lengthy magazine article on the subject.
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63 out of 100
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