Time Out NY
"ENTHRALLING! A quietly revolutionary work that treats a pair of people
on the fringes with the decency all humans deserve."
Keith Uhlich,
Time Out New York

San Francisco Chronicle
"REMARKABLE! Makes you feel something.  Just like Art."
—David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle

Village Voice
"Always circling back to [the director's] signature interest in the mutability of gender and sexuality, BALLAD functions as a dreamlike portrait of her subjects."
Karina Longworth, The Village Voice

The New Yorker
"Captures the poignant paradoxes, the ecstasies and burdens, of the transformation of life into art." —Richard Brody, The New Yorker