Reviews

  • ...[a] raw, tightly edited video diary...KELLY LOVES TONY is a rare glimpse into the lives of two young Asian-Americans whose tale is a real and moving slice of American life.

    The Associated Press
  • ...a poignant, enlightening slice of '90s melting-pot life.

    Variety
  • Reeling back and forth between joy and despair, the two kids lay their lives out in nakedly honest detail, creating a remarkable, heartbreaking portrait of themselves and the tensions between their traditional Laotian culture, the crime-ridden economically depressed streets of East Oakland, and their American dreams of success and transcendence.

    SF Weekly