Uproxx: "Kid Candidate explores how office seeking works, as it currently stands, and who it attracts."
LA Weekly:"It’s always refreshing when a documentary decides to be different."
Spectrum 1 News: “I hope everyone can see themselves in the movie and see how they can change their city because it's not just saying Amarillo, this is everywhere,”
Variety: "20-something Amarillo musician whose joke campaign for city council takes on a life of its own."
Robert Ebert: "There's something to be cherished about rare moments when the big names step away from the limelight, leaving room for smaller but just as mighty filmmakers.
CBS Austin: “Shining a light on voter suppression and PACs that not only keep the wealthiest in charge by throwing big money into small campaigns, but then governing in their own best interests.
Chicago Tribune: "It could’ve been any number, but these were all films that we were 100% behind."
Austin Chronicle: "Kid Candidate is not some Knock Down the House-esque political Cinderella story."
Ears wide shut (radio 31min mark): "If we all do something, we can change things."
Austin 360: "I would argue that it is the best documentary on Amarillo ever made"
Music city drive-in: "Kid Candidate is a remarkable look at how one kids act of courage will influence generations to come."