Courtesy of Kati Kati's Co-writer and Director Mbithi Masya, here's a collation of a number of reviewers' thoughts on the film.
All in Essay
This envelope gaffe consigned two films to an unwarranted singular aftermath; one that separates them from their individual merits. It's unfortunate. However, this manner of assigning single infamies has underlined the Oscars from nomination day. A few weeks later, we were able to summarise most of the Best Picture nominees in one line, and often it will be patronising and cursory. We have the pundits to thank for that, and swathes of lethargic audiences whose cinematic appetite is determined by intellectually undemanding stuff.
What we can learn about characters in film from a brief question-and-answer study.
Meryl Streep's contribution to the lack-of-diversity conversation at the Berlinale was disappointing, pitiful and laughable. Fortunately, the films weren't.
After the Academy endured months of tumult over its blatantly monochromatic nomination choices, it delivered what was probably the most compensatory ebony ceremony we've seen. Like ever.