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Praise for Godfrey Cheshire's MOVING MIDWAY

Runner-up Best Documentary of 2008- New York Magazine
Second Best Non-Fiction Film of 2008- Andrew Sarris, The New York Observer
One of the Top Ten Best Movies of 2008- Ella Taylor, LA Weekly

Honorable Mention, Best Film of 2008- Eugene Hernandez, indieWIRE

CRITIC'S PICK! "Extraordinarily rich. Takes up the agonies and ironies of Southern history with remarkable empathy, wit and learning." -A.O. Scott, The New York Times

"Brilliantly fuses criticism and storytelling." -David Edelstein, New York Magazine

"Tenderhearted, tough-minded, witty and wise, Midway is moving indeed."
-Nathan Lee, The Village Voice

A potent meditation on our nation's past.” -Elizabeth Weitzman, NY Daily News

"A-! Thoughtful, graceful, compassionate." -Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly

“Enthralling … a roaring good time.” -Ella Taylor, Village Voice

"An illuminating look at the history of the plantation and the endless secrets of the South's gothic past." -Oprah's O at Home Magazine

“A-!  Cheshire demonstrates how popular mythology works its way into our private imaginations.” - Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor

 “A fascinating story…boasts some quirky comic moments, but it's most notable for furthering the all-too-serious discussion of the South's racial legacy.”  - Mark Jenkins, NPR

 “Could move you to happy tears.” - Stuart Klawans, The Nation 

“Profound, inspiring, heartfelt.” -S. James Snyder, New York Sun

“Oddly compelling…satisfyingly Faulknerian.” -Kyle Smith, New York Post

“Fascinating … a superbly crafted cinematic essay on the evolving South and a profound
commentary on America’s culture and its roots…a beautiful and poignantly personal film."
-Jennifer Merin,

“Weighty, lighthearted, of historical import, and thoroughly entertaining.”
-Harvey S. Karten, Film Journal International

"An eye-opening family drama… surprisingly timely this election year." -Ronnie Scheib, Variety

"Evocative, whimsical, earnest, intelligent and homespun."
-Gene Santoro, American History Magazine

"Senator Barack Obama's recent speech on race bluntly confronted the divisions between black and white still divided by the legacy of slavery and all that came after it. If ever a movie was in the right place at the right time to contribute to this national dialogue, it is Godfrey Cheshire's knockout documentary. May be the most moving 98 minutes you'll spend in a movie theater this year. " -Kurt Brokaw, The Madison Avenue Journal