“With uncommon composure, debut documentary filmmaker Margaret Betts delicately crafts an astute depiction of difficult lives in the middle of an epidemic.”
– Logan Hill, New York Magazine
“A rare film that’s rewarding not only because it’s enriching, but because it’s richly told.”
–Stephen Saito, IFC.com
“Remarkable, even beyond the story it tells.”
- Cynthia Fuchs, Popmatters
"A stunning directorial debut."
- Shaina Moskowitz, The Examiner
"A difficult subject, beautifully handled."
- The Independent
"Maggie Betts’ first film, The Carrier, is a moving documentary with a dramatic feature film feel."
- Susanne Grannis, The Brattleboro Reformer
Interview with Director Maggie Betts from Indiewire before the film's premiere at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival:
Documentary Magazine’s ‘Meet the Filmmaker’ profile and interview with Director Maggie Betts:
CNN article on the importance of global health programs like PEPFAR that discusses THE CARRIER and Director Maggie Betts:
Director Maggie Betts on the nationally syndicated radio show FOR YOUR EARS ONLY discussing THE CARRIER and the importance of Congress supporting programs like PEPAR:
A&U (America's AIDS Magazine) says THE CARRIER "is at once heartbreaking and hopeful, leaving the viewer wanting to know more about the family, the issue, and inspiring the viewer to take action" in this article that includes an interview with Director Maggie Betts: