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Humans of New York: The Series

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Insightful, artistic docu series has some mature themes.

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This artistic and insightful series showcases people from all walks of life who live in New York City and allows them the opportunity to share their stories in their own unique ways. Many of the interviewees, none of whom are identified by name, discuss some of their intimate dreams, disappointments, fears, and thoughts about how they see themselves in a much larger world.

The short interviews feel like excerpts of conversations selected because they speak in some way to whatever the theme of the episode is. But this isn't a bad thing, as it contributes to the random-feeling (but obviously highly curated) experience. Overall, Humans of New York: The Series gives us a glimpse into the lives of people living in the Big Apple, and shows us something about our own humanity.

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