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Mija Reviews

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January 25, 2022
Celebrates family, immigrants and provides hope. It's emotionally moving and inspiring.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 24, 2022
It's a struggle to determine the merit of Mija. I've come to believe that it lies solely in the hands of the talented filmmaker and not the subjects, making the movie both disappointing and interestingly appealing at the same time.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
January 24, 2022
This is an intimate film about two women at the beginning of their careers, helping each other to imagine a future for themselves and their families.
January 29, 2022
While occasionally too insular, "Mija" resists a more simplified structure or the narrative pull to condense Muņoz and Haupt's lives into archetypes.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 31, 2022
Castro has made one of the most aesthetically pleasurable documentaries in recent memory.
February 1, 2022
The deepest beauty of this movie is in its developing family story.
January 24, 2022
A tribute to those children of immigrants, especially those in families divided across borders... Mija beams with the knowledge that in its specificity it speaks to millions.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
February 1, 2022
An aching valentine to the strength of hardworking, undocumented immigrants, as well as a compassionate validation of the pressure their American-born offspring feel on the road to their parents' hard-earned citizenship.
January 25, 2022
Isabel Castro's incandescent debut feature documentary transforms the immigration tale.
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