inspiring film about a brilliant teacher and artist."
— Arthur Penn, director
"This articulately perceptive film brings
her close again, makes clear with all her unaggressive power
that art is a gate, not a product, wisdom a source, not
— Robert Creeley, poet
— Anne Fabbri, art critic/curator
"... A challenge to the very assumptions
how we 'author' our lives."
— Mary Emma Harris, author,
The Art of Black Mountain College
"One of the most validating descriptions
with special needs ... I have ever witnessed."
—Clemens Pietzner, former Exec.
Director, Camphill Foundation
“Richards seems to radiate life. Her
spirit … is at the core of the film.”
FOUR STARS, Ken Henke, Mountain Xpress
, Asheville, NC
"Unforgettable … in its simplicity
—Michael Rumaker, author, Black