CELEBRATORY. POIGNANT.
THE AVERAGE DOCUMENTARY WOULD GAWK. THIS ONE RECLASSIFIES.
—Wesley Morris, The New York Times

A CINEPHILE’S DELIGHT
—Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter

A HEARTWARMING TALE
—Pamela HutchinsonThe 
Guardian

ENDEARING, AFFECTIONATE.
ZEALOTS ARE PLENTIFUL IN THE FILM HISTORY WORLD, BUT ONES AS AMIABLE AS ZAHS ARE AS RARE AS THE MOVIES HE DOGGEDLY PRESERVED.

—Kenneth Turan, The LA Times

 “A REVELATORY HOMAGE NOT JUST TO FILM AS A CONSTANTLY EVOLVING
ART FORM, BUT ALSO AS A FULCRUM FOR COMMUNITY.

—Ann HornadayThe Washington Post


ONE OF THE MOST UNLIKELY, YET MOST LIKABLE,
HEROES OF CONTEMPORARY NONFICTION CINEMA
.

– The Washington Times

ENCHANTING
– Smithsonian Magazine

“A DARING FILM, CHARMING IN ITS SIMPLICITY, REMARKABLE IN ITS EXECUTION.”
– Houston Film Critics

★★★★
A MARVELOUS DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SAVING THE PAST AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER IT.
– Quad-Cities Times

“A MUST SEE”
–  The Film Foundation

” IT IS THE CINEMATIC EQUIVALENT OF BEING LED TO A COZY SPOT BY THE FIREPLACE WITH YOU FEET PROPPED UP ON THE OTTOMAN FOR A MASSAGE.
– Film Threat

SUPERLATIVE… THIS JOVIAL PACK RAT FINDS A WAY TO LINK MODERNITY AND TRADITION. HIS STORY FASCINATED THE FILMMAKERS AND SHOULD CHARM COUNTLESS OTHERS AS WELL.
– The Star Tribune

WONDERFUL
– MPR News

A LOVELY SLICE OF AMERICANA.
– Leonard Maltin

A HEARTWARMING TRIBUTE
– Cineaste

STUNNING
– The Des Moines Register

ENCHANTING, BEAUTIFUL…AN ABSOLUTELY MAGICAL, WARM, SMILE-INDUCING, DOCUMENTARY THAT IS A MUST-SEE
– Live For Films

 “A GENTLE FILM ABOUT A GENTLE GIANT
– Movie Geeks

SAVING BRINTON HITS THE DOCUMENTARY JACKPOT. MICHAEL ZAHS IS A TRUE ORIGINAL.”
– Under the Radar

A MUST SEE
– The DCist

WE ARE OVER THE MOON ABOUT SAVING BRINTON! ONE OF OUR FAVORITE MOVIE EXPERIENCES.
– Ericca Long & Cole Roulain, The Magic Lantern

A CAPTIVATING FILM AND A MUST-SEE FOR
ANYONE WITH A CINEPHILE HEART. “
– Susan Groothuis, IndeBioScoop.

THE FILM IS LIKE A SERIES OF
NESTING DOLLS OF HEARTLAND SPIRIT
.”

– Little Village Magazine


THIS CHARMING DOCUMENTARY IS A MUST SEE.

– David Bordwell, University of Wisconsin-Madison


★★★★
PASSIONATE FILM PRESERVATION MELTS EVEN THE HARDEST MOVIE HEART.”

– Jason Coleman, Why So Blue Movie Reviews


A JOY TO WATCH FOR ANYONE WHO HAS EVER FOUND FOUND SOMETHING THEY HOLD DEAR.

– Mike Ward, Should I See It Reviews & Seattle Film Critics President


MICHAEL ZAHS COMES OFF AS A WONDERFUL ECCENTRIC, WHIP-SMART AND ENGAGING ON ANY SUBJECT.

– Christopher O’Keeffe, Screen Anarchy