„Among the 15 Highlights of the 66th Berlinale 2016“
Spiegel Online

„VALENTINA displays nothing less than the hardship and magnitude, in short, the drama of our world.“
Der Tagesspiegel

„A homage to Italian neorealism – Robert Frank meets James Nachtwey“
FIRST STEPS AWARD 2016 – jury statement for Michael Ballhaus Prize

„A captivatingly beautiful photographed documentary“
3Sat – Entdeckungen auf der Berlinale 2016

„Nothing is sugarcoated…truly intimate, honest moments“
Deutschlandradio Kultur

„A stunning protagonist“
die tageszeitung