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"Critic’s Pick! A stellar doc…devastating…the rawest vision of capitalism run amok. Epochal moments on the screen." - Alan Scherstuhl, The Village Voice

"Effectively clarifies complex social and political issues. (The filmmakers) undertake an in-depth investigation of these conflicts in the Peruvian Amazon with their first documentary feature... Earnest, direct and sometimes surprisingly dramatic. Shooting the film over eight years, (they) gained an entrée to Peru’s indigenous communities… Their proximity to [Alberto Pizango] this humble and charismatic leader provides an insider’s perspective on the development of the indigenous protest campaign." - Justin Lowe, The Hollywood Reporter

"Plunges viewers straight into the middle of an escalating battle between those who want to use the Amazon for its resources and those who want to protect it. Featuring interviews and unprecedented access to the region, the documentary powerfully explores both sides of the divide, forcing the viewer into a tricky debate about a country’s commitment to progress versus its dedication to its indigenous lands." - Zack Sharf, Indiewire

"A must-watch." - Screen Daily

"A potent chronicle of the fight between indigenous tribes and government-supported business interests in the Peruvian Amazon." - Variety

"Tells with gripping immediacy the real-life Shakespearean tragedy of the Baguazo, a story that isn't over yet.
Fast-paced drama...eloquent...wrenching."
- Frank Bajak, Associated Press

"Potent...harrowing. Startlingly immersive in its immediacy." - Kenji Fujishima , Paste Magazine

"A tour-de-force…damning…a must-see." - Manuel Betancourt, Remezcla

"Gripping... serves as a reminder that when it comes to a fight between government-backed business interests and the rights of the people, the official story is rarely the whole story." - Noel Murray, AV Club

"Compelling…rich and rewarding. A story that’s told with the page-turning velocity of an airport paperback. What starts as a nuanced portrait of a local crisis unfolds into an environmental warning with worldwide implications." - David Ehrlich, Indiewire

"Urgent. A jolting, investigative look at political deterioration." - Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times

"An eye-opening documentary... Orzel’s and Brandenburg’s ‘concerto’ is exceptionally well-made, with exquisite close-ups of rainforest flora and fauna intercut with devastating oil spills and chainsaws slicing through trees... a must-see." - Ed Rampell, Earth Island Journal

"Branderburg and Orzel’s film is a welcome voice in the struggle to counter narratives that demonize indigenous peoples as obstacles to development." - Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti, The Conversation