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GREAT Review in the Wall Street Journal

Screen Shot 2014-05-05 at 4.29.57 PM  The Wall Street Journal calls A Fragile Trust “Remarkable” “Probing” and “Potent”.

Read the whole review HERE.

Interview with Samantha Grant on the IL Blog

Screen Shot 2014-05-05 at 4.33.58 PM  Some of the questions answered in this interview include:  

  What drew you to the Blair story and compelled you to want to make a film about it?

In your own experiences in journalism did you ever have to deal with anyone who came close to crossing the line ethically?

What were some of the biggest challenges you faced in making A Fragile Trust?

Read the whole interview HERE.

Samantha Grant on NPR’s “Tell Me More”




“How A Disgraced Reporter

Tested The Public’s Trust In Journalism”


Samantha Grant talks with NPR’s Michele Martin about the making of A FRAGILE TRUST

Opening Weekend Reviews are In!


Thrilled to say that we got reviewed in print (!) in all the major NYC press and quite a few others as well.  In general, story the reviews were pretty good, though the NYT review was, as predicted, short and dismissive.

Check a few of the reviews here:

Time Out NY

NY Post

Times Square Chronicles

The Blot

The Dissolve


NY Daily News

Village Voice

Deadline Hollywood

Washington Square News

The Examiner

Q104.3 Radio


TimeOut NY Gives ‘A Fragile Trust’ 4 out of 5 stars!


TONY called A Fragile Trust “a tough-minded analysis” and “well-developed.” Read the full review here.

“A Fragile Trust” opens this week at the Quad Cinema in New York!

images-1Salon calls A Fragile Trust “A straightforward documentary (that) unpacks the Gray Lady’s 2003 plagiarism scandal…” Read more here.

Director Samantha Grant wins AWFJ EDA Award at Salem Film Fest!




The Alliance of Women Film Journalists presented the AWFJ EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Film to A Fragile Trust, order directed by San Francisco-based filmmaker Samantha Grant. The film had its New England premier at Salem Film Fest. Read more here.

‘A Fragile Trust’ awarded for Best Documentary Feature at Macon Film Festival!

winner-best_documentary_Macon_Film_FestThis year’s Macon Film Festival has been a success on all fronts—great films, great filmmaker interaction and a wider audience than ever before. Jury winners were announced last night, with … “A Fragile Trust” (also a selection for the 2014 Atlanta Film Festival) taking home the prize for Best Documentary Feature. –Reel Georgia

WNPR Interviews Director Samantha Grant

imgres“It’s been just over ten years since news broke of the scandal involving New York Times reporter Jayson Blair, sick who had been writing stories that he both fabricated and plagiarized. A new film takes us through this bizarre chapter in American journalism.” –WNPR News   (Listen to the interview here)

The Boston Globe announces AFT opening the Salem Film Festival


Read more about AFT and the other doc films in the festival lineup here.