‘It should have been celebrated’: the fight to save a thriving Black school Adrian Horton, The Guardian
the film’s final scene is one of the most genuinely suspenseful and moving that I’ve seen in a while.
Dmitry Samarov, Chicago Reader
It would have been easy to cast heroes and villains in black and white, but Shaw’s film shows the whole spectrum.
Black Chicago Students Fight for Their School and Their Futures Ronda Racha Penrice, The Wrap
That so many people from different socio-economic backgrounds, races, ages, occupations, and more come together to do what’s right is just as inspiring as any victory they might accomplish
Matt Fagerholm, RogerEbert.com
Shaw’s film provides an indelible reminder of cinema’s enduring power as a communal experience
Public school doc “Let the Little Light Shine” excels Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times
Little Light” regularly moved members of the audience to groans, gasps, cheers, tears and, finally, a standing ovation
‘Let the Little Light Shine,’ the Chicago documentary about race, education, politics and dissent, electrifies True/False Film Fest Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Kevin Shaw’s film delivered the visceral impact of all six “Rocky” movies and a couple of “Creed” films put together
Justin Levy, Associate Producer, Sacred
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