PRESS
 
VOICES OF CABRINI

"Voices of Cabrini...has become a touchstone in the debate over public housing. " 
--  Newsweek

"A compelling narrative of a community in the grips of major change and crisis"
-- Melita Marie Garza,  Chicago Tribune

"Terse, informative, and convincing"
-- Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader (Critics Choice)  

"Bezalel emphasizes the human face of the controversy"
-- Patrick Lohier,  Chicago Reader

"Bezalel shows that Cabrini Green is more than just notorious high-rises" 
-- Mary Houlihan,  Chicago Sun Times

"At first I was stunned that anyone would want to film Cabrini.  But then I realized that this would be more than a sound bite. It would be a chance to show that Cabrini is more than a battleground. It's a community." 
-- Mark Pratt, Cabrini Resident & Associate Producer, Voices of Cabrini

As a result of making Voices of Cabrini, Bezalel was honored as one of the:
 "Top 15 Women of the 21st Century" --  Newsweek
"100 Women Making  A Difference" -- Today's Chicago Woman


A DAY ON THE FORCE


Among the many things that are striking are some of the scenes in the locker room, where you get a sense for the intensity. One is struck...how similar this is from any NFL locker room."
-- Steve Edwards, National Public Radio

"In one scene, defensive tackle Maria Kreevich talks about how badly she wanted to play football in high school -- until the coach through a jockstrap in her face."
-- Cara Jepson, Chicago Reader

 "The documentary captures the essence of the team!"
-- Jacqueline Ostrowski, Pistil Magazine


WHEN SHIRLEY MET FLORENCE

- The Link, September 1994
- The Montreal Gazette, September 16, 1994