“The film, which had a brief theatrical release last year, is a feel-good story for the age of viral video.” — Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times

“You couldn’t ask for a more compelling doc subject than Shaw.” — David Fear, Rolling Stone

“It’s a lovely tale, even if it’s not quite the Cinderella story you might expect.” — Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post

“The astounding and thoroughly inspirational account of an artistic collaboration between an Israeli remix artist and an obscure, yet undeniably talented New Orleans-based vocalist he discovered half a world away, Presenting Princess Shaw puts talk-show fairy godmothers Ellen or Oprah to shame.” — Peter Debruge, Variety

 “This should go without saying, but these days it doesn’t: Ido Haar’s globe-straddling crowd-pleaser of a doc, Presenting Princess Shaw, showcases real footage of the key moments of the story that it’s telling. That’s a joy and a thrill.” — Alan Scherstuhl, L.A. Weekly

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