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Critical Praise for A FRAGILE TRUST

December 9, 2013

JBStaring3After 7 years in the making, A FRAGILE TRUST is finally playing to audiences around the country.  Here’s what people are saying:

“Remarkable” “Potent” and “Probing”
The Wall Street Journal

“A ‘meticulous postmortem’ that ‘raises tough questions about journalistic ethics and personal responsibility in the digital era” Variety

 

“One of the Gray Lady’s most embarrassing moments comes to complex life in this tough-minded analysis that explores issues of race, affirmative action and institutional inertia.” Time Out New York

 

“[Blair] is most helpful when describing how his first, minor lies opened a floodgate…suggesting that most of us often resist temptation because we believe we’ll get caught.” – Hollywood Reporter

 

“Provocative!” – Steven Gaydos of -Variety

“Grant paints a fascinating portrait of a talented but disturbed, insecure (and possibly sociopathic) young man who spun a web of lies so thick his falsehoods soon became indistinguishable from his reality.” IndieWire

“At a time when newspapers are struggling and resources are stretched, A Fragile Trust is a compelling reminder of the importance of paying attention to the details, no matter how small or trivial. ” – Miami Herald

“First-Rate… a thorough and balanced examination.” – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Great journalism and superb documentary film making.” -BlogCritics

“An excellent field guide for dissecting the moment when telling a mistruth seemed like a better idea than being honest.” -Slash Films

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