AUTOSTRADDLE: “Samantha’s Amazing Acrocats” Is About the Price of Following Your Dreams and Also Circus Cats

"It’s about human and feline potential and how us strays and weirdos put the glitter eyeshadow on because we know we’re actually superstars in waiting. It’s about claiming the autonomy to choose to leap through the hoop instead of being forced through by someone else’s normative narrative."

https://www.autostraddle.com/samanthas-amazing-acrocats-is-about-the-price-of-following-your-dreams-and-also-circus-cats-401370/

ORLANDO WEEKLY: THE MOVIES NOT TO MISS AT THE 2018 FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL

Link: https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/the-movies-not-to-miss-at-the-2018-florida-film-festival/Content?oid=12373197

NO FILM SCHOOL: DOC NYC 2017 Forget the 'Cat Lady' Archetype: Good Art Works Harder in 'Samantha’s Amazing Acrocats'

"It’s not just enough to find an eccentric character and let their quirks motivate your film. A good documentary reaches past the eccentric spectacle for a story of universal human experiences. Otherwise, in filmmaker Jacob Feiring’s words, it’s “futile.” Feiring took that to heart when he decided to followSamantha Martin’s shoestring cat circus for over five years to create Samantha’s Amazing Acrocats, premiering at DOC NYC this weekend."

Link: https://nofilmschool.com/2017/11/samanthas-amazing-acrocats-docnyc-interview

 

NO FILM SCHOOL PODCAST: How Do You Know if One Character Can Carry Your Whole Movie?

LINK: https://nofilmschool.com/2017/11/docnyc-filming-larger-life-characters-podcast

 

MISSOULA NEWS: The Independent Guide to the 15th annual Big Sky Documentary Festival

FEATURED IN "The Big Pictures" section

LINK: http://missoulanews.com/coverstory/the-independent-guide-to-the-th-annual-big-sky-documentary/article_1361d118-11b5-11e8-951c-db45f45b68a4.html

THIRD COAST REVIEW: Film Review: Homespun Samantha’s Amazing AcrocatsA Lesson in Perseverance

"There’s something inherently watchable, charming and wholly entertaining about this hour-long work. Feiring takes something of a homespun approach to his filmmaking that matches his subject’s style of working her audience and piecing together her show. There’s such a sweet and unbreakable quality to Martin, even when we see her in her toughest times, and there are certainly one or two moments in Samantha’s Amazing Acrocats that are full-on inspirational."

LINK: https://thirdcoastreview.com/2018/02/09/film-review-samanthas-amazing-acrocats/

THE CATTINGTON POST: A Traveling Cat Circus Documentary – And the Documentarian who Ran Away with the Circus

LINK: http://catingtonpost.com/traveling-cat-circus-documentary/

MDFF 2018: AIDC Top Picks

Link: https://www.aidc.com.au/blogs/news/articles/mdff-2018-aidc-top-picks

 

WE ARE MOVING STORIES: Florida Film Festival - Samantha's Amazing Acrocats

LINK: http://www.wearemovingstories.com/we-are-moving-stories-videos/2018/3/28/florida-film-festival-samanthas-amazing-acrocats

 

LEHIGH VALLEY LIVE: 13 movies to catch at Bethlehem's SouthSide Film Festival

LINK:  http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/06/southside_film_festival_2018.html 

 

THE CAT BLOG: NYC Movie Premiere: Samantha's Amazing Acro Cats

LINK: https://www.thatcatblog.com/home/nyc-movie-premiere-samanthas-amazing-acro-cats