Praise for Cathryne Czubek's A GIRL AND A GUN
"! Director Cathryne Czubek’s well-researched, incredibly lively chronicle of the way guns are marketed to, coveted by, and portrayed with women is a vital glimpse into a cultural phenomenon." - Joe Neumaier, NY Daily News
"A unique angle on the gun control issue...'A Girl and a Gun' visits everyone from soccer moms to victims of violence, many of whom find empowerment, safety and sometimes more than a bit of ambivalence in their gun ownership. Czubek has crafted a far more evenhanded film than Michael Moore’s 'Bowling for Columbine,' stirring much food for thought while still taking some comically surreal detours." -CityArts, Seattle
"Thought-provoking…shines light on a worthy subject." - Maitland McDonagh, Film Journal
"Valuable and thought-provoking." - Jason Bailey, Flavorwire
"The thoroughly entertaining, well-made film should lead to a healthy -- and necessary -- public debate on the subject of girls and guns." - Jennifer Merin, WeNews
"Stereotype-dismantling." - Aaron Hillis, The Village Voice
"Czubek’s documentary excels at exploring contradictory facets of her subject."
- Ronnie Scheib, Variety
"Documentaries on hot-button political issues can often be plodding and preachy, but A Girl and a Gun is a fast-paced, nuanced, and anything-butsoapbox-y exploration of why women lock and load." - Maggie Carr, Bust Magazine
"An agenda-free gun doc? In A GIRL AND A GUN, Cathryne Czubek comes pretty close."
- James Van Maanan, Trust Movies
"A Girl and A Gun also underscores the gun industry as well as Hollywood's propensity for the commercialization, exploitation, and sexualization of women with guns… Czubek allows women to tell their own stories, the stories of the ways in which they navigate a world fraught with impossible rules, threats, and expectations." - Amanda Robriguez, Bitch Flicks
"A welcome reprieve from the usual cinematic depictions of gun use."
- Nina Liss Schultz, Bitch Magazine