"This film is perhaps the most emotionally poignant documentary that I've ever seen."
Scott Ruth - 

“Poignant moments abound... an incredibly riveting documentary.”
Clinton Stark - The Stark Insider

"A cautionary documentary that demands a wide audience...Highly recommended"
J.B Spins

"An infinitely sad, thought-provoking and oddly inspiring story of Budd Dwyer"
James van Maanen -

Honest Man builds its case meticulously, bringing to mind Errol Morris' best work. An overpowering achievement.”
Kurt Dahlke - 

“It is a fitting tribute to a man who deserves better than the legacy that has been built around him. Watch it, and change your mind.“ 
J.Hurtado -

"By the end of Honest Man one has to wonder if the really asking the audience to sit in judgment of our political system."
Robert Ovetz - The Rag Blog

"Honest Man should help the public realize that there was more to Budd Dwyer than his infamous suicide."
Randy Miller III - 

Additional Reviews
Shawn Ness
Varied Celluloid
Movies with Abe
M.Faust - Artvoice
Victor Valdivia - DVD Verdict
Christine N. Ziemba - Paste Magazine


IMDb - Honest Man
Budd Dwyer Discussion
The Documentary Blog - Honest Man in LA
Go Erie - Dwyer Film to Premiere in Meadville
Examiner - An Honest Man or Guilty Politician?
WICU - "Honest Man" Film at Mercyhurst College
Venango County Daily News - Harrisburg Opening
Cinema Speakeasy - Honest Man to Premiere in LA
PennLive - Filmmaker on Dwyer: Guilty as Charged?
YourErie - Film Premieres at Allegheny College (Video)
ABC27 - New Documentary Questions Dwyer Conviction
Open Salon - Cinema Speakeasy Brings Honest Man to LA
The Daily Beast - Why Do People Broadcast Their Deaths?
The Campus - Documentary reexamines Budd Dwyer Case
Meadville Tribune - Dwyer Doc to Have California Premiere
Honest Man will leave auidence reflecting on US legal system
Polit-Drama in Pennsylvania: Selbstmord vor laufenden Kameras
Culver City Patch - Indie Film Tells Backstory of Treasurer Suicide
Film, panel discussion examine life & tragic demise of R. Budd Dwyer
Delco Times - 'Honest Man' Returns the R. Budd Dwyer Saga to Harrisburg
Meadville Tribune - Budd Dwyer's Son Pleased with Father's Portrayal in Film
Patriot-News - Pennsylvania Treasurer R. Budd Dwyer's Death Re-examined in New Film


Tribeca Film - Director Commentary
MovieMaker Magazine - A Look at the Life of an Honest Man
Cinema Without Borders - Interview with Honest Man's Director - Documercials: Nonfiction Filmmakers in Advertising 
The Campus - Documentary on Dwyer Screens on 24th Anniversary of his Death
Moviefone - What's the Most Important Ethical Concern for Documentary Today?
Buffalo Rising - Honest Work: An Interview With Buffalo Native James Dirschberger


Coverage of the Honest Man screening Harrisburg


Interview with Sue Henry of WILK Radio
Lincoln Radio Journal Interview
The Side Project Freecast Interview
TruthDig Interview
Behind the Mike Interview
Interview with The Bubs' Radio Show