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Once you get beyond the inescapable potty jokes, Lily Zepeda’s “Mr. Toilet: The World’s #2 Man,” turns out to be a compassionate and inspiring portrait of tireless world sanitation crusader, Jack Sim~ LA TIMES 

I want to be best friends with Jack Sim; the titular man devoted to bringing clean restrooms to everyone the world over. ~ Film Threat

Mr. Toilet reveals how bathroom humor can change the world. Jack Sim might shock people, but he’s raising awareness about sanitation issues on a global scale. ~ The Wrap

Zepeda’s film has a way of encouraging one to loosen up and recognize the real shit going on. Bathroom humor is rarely so effective. ~ POV Magazine 

An eye-opening new documentary chronicles the unconventional work—and prolific poop jokes—of an activist tackling global sanitation, or as he calls it, the “gospel of toilets.” ~ Daily Beast

I was kind of knocked back on my heels by the film. ~ Unseen Films

Lily Zepeda’s portrait of World Toilet Organization founder Jack Sim finds the subtle tension behind an unapologetically crass character. ~ Toronto Now

The film is a charming triumph of a character piece. ~ Scene Creek

The film succeeds in creating an intimate portrait of a quirky, and eccentric individual full of compassion, love and wit who uses his ingenuity and skills to create a meaningful dialogue on shit. ~ The Extra Mile

If you’re going to tell the story of a guy obsessed with poop, director Lily Zepeda at least knows how to make it palatable. ~ Slash Film


LA TIMES REVIEW: Who knew toilets were the answer to a healthier world?

DAILY BEAST: Changing the world one poop joke at a time.

MEL MAGAZINE: MR TOILET wants to save the world from drowning in SHIT

FILM THREAT: Independent Movie Guide

REUTERS – Pooper hero: Singapore’s ‘Mr.Toilet’ wants to make sanitation sexy

BREAKFAST TVMeeting the Man Behind the Hot Docs film

TORONTO GUARDIANMost curious films at Hot Docs Film Festival

CTV NEWS ENTERTAINMENTJack’s struggle to improve sanitation

iHEART RADIO CANADANews Talk 1010

VARIETY – Top Prizes at Hot Docs

CBC Listen – Here and Now Toronto with Gill Deacon

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION – The Feedback

STRAITS TIMES Film on toilet activist to be released

CHINA DAILY – “Toilet is my religion”