Presenting Princess ShawThe movie tells the true story of New Orleans based songwriter/YouTube star Samantha Montgomery, the incredible Princess Shaw, and the enigmatic composer Kutiman, who discovers her from the other side of the world.
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Critic Reviews of "Presenting Princess Shaw"
Chicago ReaderJune 09, 2016
Chicago-born singer-composer Samantha Montgomery, aka Princess Shaw, seeks personal and artistic validation in this affecting documentary.
Minneapolis Star TribuneJune 09, 2016
It's a millennial twist on "American Idol," with the subjects and filmmaker each using technology to produce something new and astounding.
San Diego ReaderJune 03, 2016
No better than what you'd expect to find on American Idol and The Voice, both of which are a lot more upfront in their cynicism.
Philadelphia InquirerJune 03, 2016
An inspiring, enjoyable - and utterly stage-managed - documentary from Israeli director Ido Haar.
Boston GlobeJune 02, 2016
Just when you were about to give up on the Internet as a swamp full of trolls, bullies, and liars, along comes a documentary like Ido Haar's "Presenting Princess Shaw."
Washington PostJune 02, 2016
Shaw is a complex character and an underdog worth rooting for.
East Bay ExpressJanuary 01, 2017
We can't get Princess Shaw's voice and tunes out of our heads, but it's the sadness that hooks us. She's a princess in pain, and Presenting Princess Shaw puts that pain on a throne.
Laramie Movie ScopeDecember 02, 2016
An inspiring biopic about a woman struggling to survive, but who has the strength to bare her soul on the internet, and the talent and perseverance to rise above her poverty and her tragic past.
Ozus' World Movie ReviewsNovember 22, 2016
Wonderful feel-good story.
National Newspaper Publishers AssociationNovember 08, 2016
This is a brilliant documentary. Completely fascinating and inspiring.
Blu-ray.comJune 09, 2016
Meaningful and showcases a kinder side to YouTubers than what's usually found on the site, helping Haar create his portrait of an unusual and thoroughly modern professional and spiritual awakening.
Common Sense MediaJune 08, 2016
Struggling singer finds YouTube fame in moving documentary.
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