Praise for David Redmon & Ashley Sabin's GIRL MODEL
"A haunted glimpse into exploited youth." - Variety
"David Redmon and Ashley Sabin’s engrossing documentary provides access to a pitiless niche of the fashion industry, but it’s arguably more fascinating in its depiction of the recruiters than their discoveries." - Hollywood Reporter
"One of Six Full Frame Documentaries You Must See! Built upon mood, theme, and insinuation, “Girl Model's” ambiguities provoke a strong audience reaction."
-Robert Silva, Indiewire
"A must-see movie as intriguing as it is disturbing." - Marie Claire
"Far more interesting than the breathless documentaries that usually accompany Fashion Week, this eye-opening expose may actually change the way you watch the coverage… Don’t expect to look at a catwalk in quite the same fashion again."
- Elizabeth Weiztman, New York Daily News
"Unsettling…a story well told." - Michelle Orange, Village Voice
" A courageous documentary. Make time during Fashion Week for this one."
- Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out NY
"'Girl Model' makes you wonder about every beautiful woman who's ever stared out from a publication, poster, or billboard, looking sophisticated and self-assured. Could the real person behind that image be a hungry, homesick 13-year-old who never got a dime for her work?" - Elise Nakhnikian, Slant Magazine
"Eye-opening. Gets under the skin-deep promises of glamour and wealth that lure a seemingly endless stream of very young hopefuls...and captures something beyond hard facts: portraits of delusion, innocent and practiced." - Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times
"An alarming documentary." - Ella Taylor, NPR
"Fair-minded… 'Girl Model' shows that even though some models make big bucks, the global economy remains the same as it ever was." - Noel Murray, AV Club
"Revealing." - Anna Klassen, The Daily Beast
"Engrossing…exposes some disgusting truths about the youth modeling industry."
- Jordan M. Smith, Ion Cinema
"A somber, sometimes poetic, Fred Wiseman-like documentary."
- Peter Keough, Boston Phoenix
"A powerful documentary. Essential viewing for adolescent girls who flip through fashion magazines or obsess over 'Top Model' without thinking about why." -Ty Burr, Boston Globe