Make It Real: The Ones That Got Away

Film Comment chooses Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice as one of the great films of 2015 that got no US distribution. "a commitment to complications that unsettle rather than reaffirm. Such lack of condescension or self-congratulation is refreshing, if also hard to market."

The film follows the impact backpackers have on the local community in rural Laos.