November 1, 2016
Phil Weiss reviews the first season of Ac'tiv•ist, writing, "What animates [Ac'tiv•ist] is the show’s celebration of young people’s political engagement...We should all be grateful for the mirror that they have held up on young pro-Palestinian activism. Maybe it will help older people break out of some very tired and encrusted thinking."
September 3, 2016
The Big MINI Media Festival announced Ac'tiv•ist as an official selection and top five contender for Best Web Series Award. The 15th annual festival will be held on November 11 and 12 at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY. Congrats to the whole cast and crew, and we look forward to seeing you in November!
July 15, 2016
Kylie A. Gorski reviews Ac'tiv•ist for Tikkun Magazine, calling it "very intelligent, enticing, funny, heartbreaking, and as fast-paced as any well-sponsored webseries or big-time television show. It also bears the mark of the deep commitment that comes with making art simply for the sake of making it." She also lays out how the characters will "steal your heart and keep you coming back for more."
June 24, 2016
MassLive and The Springfield Republican dive into the story behind how Ac'tiv•ist came to be, and profile creator Joshua Wolfsun's history of television production and activism.
June 22, 2016
Creator and executive producer Joshua Wolfsun sits down with Amherst Media's Jim Lescault for a half-hour video interview. In this wide-ranging conversation, they talk about what it took to produce the show, what real-life situations inspired it, and the chilling effects of New York Governor Cuomo's new policy.
June 16, 2016
Mondoweiss calls Ac'tiv•ist a "sparkling and humorous web series" and distributes a press release detailing how the sixth episode of the series grapples with real issues that student activists face on campus.
May 2, 2016
The Jewish Daily Forward's reviewer reacts to the first episode of Ac'tiv•ist, noting that the show "raises questions worth asking. How do hearts and minds get changed across political audiences? And what are the challenges that activists face — from allies, adversaries and even from their own parents?"
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