What Critics Say

"Doug Block's searing short . . . attains a level of pathos as deep as any feature-length documentary."
         — Anthony Kaufman, SundanceNOW BLOG 
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"It's a masterpiece—smart, tough, fearless, and miraculously compact."
         — David Schmader, Seattle’s The Stranger
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"Heartbreaking and cathartic…By putting very human faces to a widespread epidemic, Block and “The Children Next Door” both humanize and celebrate the children who survive horrific family tragedies.”
         — Mark Peikert, BACKSTAGE  (Critic's Score: A)
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