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Praise for Kimberly Reed's PRODIGAL SONS

CRITICS' PICK! "Kimberly Reed’s compelling documentary, 'Prodigal Sons,' is filled with revelations." - Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

CRITICS' PICK! "One of the strangest, most heartbreaking docs you'll see this year."
- New York Magazine

"Engrossing, unpredictable, often heartbreaking."  - Gerald Peary, The Boston Phoenix

"Brilliant! Astonishingly intimate, brave." - David Lamble, Bay Area Reporter

"Fascinating...See it!" - A.O. Scott, At the Movies

"Unique...bracing. Tennessee Williams looks like "Sesame Street" compared to this."
-Todd McCarthy, Variety

"Anybody who has ever doubted that truth is stranger than fiction should see 'Prodigal Sons.’" - V.A. Musetto, New York Post

"Superb documentary filmmaking…no one could make this believable if it were fiction."
- David Wiegand, San Francisco Chronicle

"Exceptional…you will never think of Rosebud the same way again." - Ed Gonzalez, Village Voice

"Will make you pinch yourself to make sure you haven’t fallen asleep and begun to dream this story up… do not miss it." - Michael Tully, Hammer to Nail

"Powerful, riveting." - Michael Musto, The Village Voice

"'Prodigal Sons' takes viewers on an intense emotional journey, but a rewarding one
- Gary M. Kramer, Gay City News

"Well-crafted and intense …render(s) real life with the tension and thematic depth of great drama." - Noel Murray, Onion AV Club

"Vivid, unflinching, absorbing." - Boxoffice Magazine

"A unique journey into deepest Montana and deep family secrets…galaxies removed from metaphorical, all-American Kansas." - Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International

"1/2 ASTOUNDING! Fascinating and utterly compelling." -Gary M. Kramer, Instinct Magazine

"One of the most admired and buzzed about films at this festival. (Outfest)"
- Bryan Stamp, Indiewire

"Edgy and tense…sure to provoke some thoughtful conversation."
- Peter Metcalf, New West Missoula

"Pretty amazing…takes you to some remarkable places." - Todd McCarthy, Variety

"There’s a lot of America that would benefit from realizing how much this family resembles their own." - Moriarty, Aint it Cool News

"Not to be missed, this documentary proves to be a masterpiece of sibling rivalry."
- Reel Affirmations Festival

"The most amazing examination of sibling rivalry I’ve ever seen on film."
- Margaret Murray, Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

"PRODIGAL SONS is the best documentary I have seen this year, and that’s saying something." - Lou Mindar, The Documentary Film Blog

"A sweeping family saga that spans the globe and uncovers disturbing secrets as well as some remarkable connections…gathers a Shakespearian momentum, and which could make even the stoniest among us weep." - Oxford American

"Revealing and moving…not to be missed." - Erica Marcus, Bay Times

“This documentary proves to be a masterpiece study of sibling rivalry."
- Alexis Whitham, Frameline

"[An] incredible story . . . a really focused look at sibling dynamics, which we can all empathise with." -Harry Byford, The Independent

"I saw a film I can’t get out of my head. . . .This documentary is an uncanny, haunting experience." - David Thompson, The Guardian

{Winner - FIPRESCI Prize for Best Film -Thessaloniki International Film Festival}
{Winner - Special Jury Prize for Bravery in Storytelling - Nashville Film Festival}
{Winner - Special Jury Prize for Fearless Filmmaking - Florida Film Festival}
{Winner - Best Documentary Jury Prize - Newfest}
{Winner - Best Documentary Jury Prize, Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival}
{Winner -Best Documentary Jury Prize, Tampa International LGBT Film Festival}
{Winner - Audience Award, Dublin GAZE International Film Festival}
{Winner - Honorable Mention, Viennale International Film Festival}
{Winner - Volunteer Award, Frameline - San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival}
{Winner - Best of Fest Top Ten Audience Award - Palm Springs International Film Fest}