Reviews & Quotes | Finding Her Beat

Educational Media Reviews Online | Reviewed by Jodi Hoover, Digital Resources Manager, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
Highly Recommended
"[D]iscuss issues of gender discrimination as well as feelings of not belonging due to adoption, queerness or racial discrimination."

Journal of International Women's Studies | Reviewed by Minae Savas
"This documentary celebrates HERbeat’s liberation from such a dichotomy between
masculinity and femininity in the taiko performing arts."

Film Threat | Bobby LePire
10/10 “One of the year’s most engaging and captivating documentaries."

Portland Tribune | Darleen Ortega
"The film [...] will delight and move audiences whether or not they know anything about taiko."

Asian Movie Pulse | Olivia Popp
"[A]n insightful look into an influential art form that also defies a false and frequently misconstrued binary between tradition and modernity."

Los Angeles Blade | Rob Watson
"A story of women rising against a patriarchal backdrop, finding the power of sisterhood, and creating history through the drama of musical expression."