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Stones Have Laws Reviews

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August 13, 2019
Stones Have Laws is a painstakingly reverent picture of a Maroon community in Suriname.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 11, 2019
It's languid, immersive and hypnotic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 8, 2019
Through collective authoring and by blending the telling of traditional stories into more typically observational ethnographic documentary practices, Stones Have Laws feels like a genuine attempt to honour the Maroon way of passing knowledge.
August 8, 2019
A serious exploration into the nature of reparation and how the west look at and learn about cultures born out of colonialist aggression.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 7, 2019
It renders truth and history into a vernacular at once free and formalised, jubilant and ironic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 7, 2019
It is a rarefied work intended for a specialised audience - but on those terms Stones Have Laws is highly compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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