“A wonderful new documentary film…I urge anyone who loves filmmaking, cameras and personal histories to see the film.” – IndiePlex
One of “the most notable and recommended” films at DOC NYC…“Beyond the Bolex is, yes, a film history about how a sturdy 16mm camera introduced in the 1920s revolutionized filmmaking for both amateurs and professionals, but it’s also a detective story.”...
“It all comes together in a fascinating mix, making of Beyond the Bolex not only a great biopic, but also a marvelous celebration of the art of cinema, as well.” – Christopher Llewellyn Reed, Hammer to Nail
“There’s a lot of love and care that the filmmaker put into this project… There’s an immigrant story to be said here and this speaks to the film’s timeliness in a way.” – Danielle Solzman, Solzy at the Movies
“It’s the small documentaries that offer the most surprises. One such film… is Alyssa Bolsey’s Beyond the Bolex.” – Mark Rifkin, This Week in New York
“An excellent film. It is very recommended.” – Steve Kopian, Unseen Films