Awards & Honors

New York Observer's Andrew Sarris names
Moving Midway the #2 Non-Fiction Film of 2008!

L.A. Weekly Names Moving Midway One of the Year's 10 Best Films!

New York Magazine Names Moving Midway as Runner-Up Best Documentary of 2008!
"A superb fusion of journalism and criticism"

96% Fresh with 23 Reviews - RottenTomatoes.Com


"A fascinating and complicated story of regional identity." - A.O. Scott, New York Times

"3 Stars! ...demolishes the myth of the Southern plantation." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"Tenderhearted, tough-minded, witty, and wise. Midway is moving indeed." - Nathan Lee, The Village Voice

"Brilliant...thrilling...haunting." - David Edelstein, New York Magazine

"A fascinating, touching, and intellectually tough-minded documentary." - David Denby, The New Yorker

"A profound meditation on the paradoxes of race in America." - Andrew Sarris, New York Observer

"Riveting...an extraordinary picture that delves into the most painful recess of American racial relations." - Kurt Loder, MTV News

"Graceful...compassionate...vivid.  A-." - Entertainment Weekly

"Evocative, whimsical, earnest, intelligent and homespun, Moving Midway entwines family memories and memorabilia with resonant context." - American History Magazine

"An illuminating look at the history of the plantation and the endless secrets of the South's gothic past." - Oprah's O at Home Magazine