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Salon | "They Call Us Monsters": teenage boys facing life in prison become screenwriters
New York Times | Review: ‘They Call Us Monsters,’ but Do We Deserve Life Sentences?
Best of New Orleans | Juvenile Justice Reform Discussed at Screening of 'They Call Us Monsters'
Village Voice | Juvenile Offenders Get a Chance in Compassionate Doc 'They Call Us Monsters'
Chicago Crusader | Gene Siskel Offers Wide Range of Independent Film Screenings'
LA Weekly | Seven Films We Look Forward To Distracting Us In Early 2017
Haute-Lifestyle | 'They Call Us Monsters Review' - Captivating as Lifers at 16 Tell Their Stories
The Hollywood Reporter | 'They Call Us Monsters' Doc Trailer Spotlights Juveniles Behind Bars
The Hollywood Reporter | 'They Call Us Monsters': LAFF Review
Los Angeles Times | LAFF: Ben Lear Tackles Juvenile Offenders In The “They Call Us Monsters” Doc
Take Part | These Teens Could Die in Jail for Crimes Committed as Children
Playlist | Documentary "They Call Us Monsters" Is A Searing & Sensitive Look At Juvenile Offenders
The Examiner | 'They Call Us Monsters' gets up close and personal with juvenile offenders
The Wrap | Norman Lear’s Son Talks About His Doc on Harsh Juvenile Justice System
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L.A. Magazine | Your Last-Minute Guide to the L.A. Film Festival
LAtf-USA | 2016 LA Film Festival Closes With Class: The Top Picks
M.U.S.E. | Ben Lear’s directorial debut
The Moveable Fest | LA Film Fest ’16 Interview: Ben Lear on Writing Out of Wrongs in “They Call Us Monsters"
Mass Appeal | ’They Call Us Monsters’: A Powerful New Documentary on Juveniles Tried as Adults
Remezcla | 5 Heartbreaking Facts From ‘They Call Us Monsters’ Doc
KPCC- Take Two | Kids or 'monsters?' New doc follows juvenile offenders facing life sentences
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