The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Woven together, these monologues of bereavement and confusion, illustrated with images so terrible they repel rational explanation, form a tapestry of human misery that's impossible to shake off.
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Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
There's no coddling the audience in Vibeke Løkkeberg's verité heave of disgust as the full consequences on the Palestinian people of Operation Cast Lead are made sickeningly clear.
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Village Voice

This is the very unsterile subject of the film: the unimaginable violence with which families were sundered, to which this film makes you a witness. The cameras linger on the faces of children as they tell their stories, unaffected and open.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Tears of Gaza is both horrifying and frustrating. This documentary's goals are noble ones, but its execution is something else again.
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69 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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