A 3 Minute Hug

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Families separated by border reunite for brief hugs.

NR 2019 28 minutes

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age 10+

Wanted more

It was very heartbreaking but also sweet. It looked like some of the older Mexican adults were encouraging their young American family members. I really wanted to see the behind the scenes of what it took to pull this off. Both countries had to agree to do this. Was this a grassroots campaign?
age 12+

Sweet, but pandering

It's wonderful to see people reunited, families that have been estranged for whatever reason. But this is pandering to the epidemic at the border, and it takes sides unjustly.

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