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  1. Reviewed by: Inkoo Kang
    Jun 19, 2014
    90
    A documentary that's admirably frank about the difficulties of insightfully portraying such a widely lauded — and subtly cagey and habitually self-effacing — figure.
  2. Reviewed by: Daphne Howland
    Mar 18, 2014
    90
    This film is one of our best documents of the civil rights era, but it is also a portrait of someone with a singular perspective, a big mind, and a joyous aptitude for conversation.
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  1. Apr 17, 2014
    9
    I saw this film at the Asian Film Festival last fall and was bowled over by the spirit and energy of 98-year old Mrs. Boggs. There seems toI saw this film at the Asian Film Festival last fall and was bowled over by the spirit and energy of 98-year old Mrs. Boggs. There seems to be the right combination of film clips, interviews with Mrs. Boggs and others, and shots of her bedraggled adopted city, Detroit. Her hope and determination is truly inspirational. Full Review »