Admirable subject matter but the documentary is too academic and not cinematic enough.
Lin-Manuel Miranda loves Washington Heights more than you love anything in your life. In the Heights crackles with life and love and paciencia y fe. The music is absolutely incredible. You’ll surely be listening to the soundtrack on Spotify for at least a week after the credits roll. My heart was bursting with Dominican pride after every inside joke and my feet were tapping along to every Latin music beat. This is a must watch.