slider top

Six Families Learn to Embrace Difference in “Far From the Tree”

By Daphne Howland

[Solomon’s] exhaustive work, interviewing some three hundred families, comes to life in Dretzin’s film, which features just six. It’s a painstaking inspection of parenthood, which is fraught even in less formidable circumstances than what these families face, and often harrowing. But it’s also a contemplation of what it means to be human and, ultimately, optimistic.

(To read the full review, please visit the Village Voice.)