Mayor

critic Reviews

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    Jake WilsonThe Age (Australia)
    Osit gets considerable comic value out of the intrinsic banality of local government. But once we start to see Hadid engaging with the wider world, the film becomes a tribute to his valiant effort to preserve some kind of dignity.
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    Max WeissBaltimore Magazine
    Like so many of the best documentaries, David Osit's Mayor feels like a work of fiction.
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    Tomris LafflyVariety
    It's an acutely observed you-are-there procedural about a modern metropolis that dares to exist, even thrive amid the enduring repercussions of 1967's Six-Day War, when Israel occupied the region.
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    Eric KohnindieWire
    "Mayor" offers a striking new perspective on that struggle, with a personal on-the-ground quality matched by grand tonal ambitions that makes it the best of its subgenre.
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    Jordan MintzerHollywood Reporter
    Engrossing...
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    Ricardo GallegosLa Estatuilla
    A fresh and enriching perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Courtney SmallCinema Axis
    Presenting a ground level view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mayor is an astounding and enthralling film.
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    Stephen SaitoMoveable Fest
    David Osit's wily profile of Musa Hadid, the mayor of Ramallah, amuses and devastates in equal measure.
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