Raising Bertie DVD

Raising Bertie DVD


Award-winning Raising Bertie is now available for purchase on DVD!

"Byrne turns in an impressive directorial debut with Raising Bertie... The film alternates between triumph and tragedy, but there's never a moment that doesn't feel intimate and authentic."
– Kimber Myers, Los Angeles Times

"Essential... Charts nothing less than what it's like to try to grow up free in the prison capital of the world."
– Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice

“Politically timely and artistically consummate…this focused and nuanced look at a resilient but deeply strained African American township carries urgent implications for all of us.”
– Nick Davis, Film Comment

"Astounding and powerful"
– Bryn Gelbrat, Indiewire

"Starkly poetic"
– Brian C. Bush, The Huffington Post

**4th HIGHEST-RATED DOCUMENTARY** of POV on PBS' 30th season
**BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE** - 2016 Atlanta DocuFest
**BEST DIRECTOR** - 2016 Atlanta Underground Film Festival
**BEST FIRST-TIME DIRECTOR** - 2016 Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival
**WORLD PREMIERE** - 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival