An empathic observational documentary unveils the everyday life of a terminally ill woman.
After years of separation, the filmmaker renews her relationship with her mother, Aïcha, now suffering from Alzheimer’s. From Brussels to Tangiers, the odyssey of a family marked by exile is evoked through discretion and confession, pain, separation, grief, and joy.
When Muhamad Zein Pundagau becomes a transvestite and changes his name to Renita, his traditional family forces him out of their home. After 25 years in Jakarta he decides to return to his home village to seek his parents’ forgiveness.
An offer of a job as a prison educator could help unemployed teacher Jakub resolve a difficult family situation.
The Liliev brothers share a surname but don't seem to have anything else in common, not even a father. They got the name from their mother Lily, who is no longer alive...
An indigenous couple married young with a child when they were only 16 and 19 years old. The financial burden and challenges in life were so heavy for them that quarrels were unavoidable.
After 25 years in France, I return to Bulgaria when a vertiginous suspicion arises: what if my family had collaborated with the secret police of the totalitarian regime?
A filmmaker turns forensic detective as she pieces together hundreds of photographs in search of what she believes to be a buried history, only to find herself inside the story she is researching.
Two sons, Pierre and Vladimir, question their father, Max Léon, about his biography in a domestic environment.
A documentary essay about the construction of the in which the filmmaker – a New Yorker who has made his life in Buenos Aires – wonders how can he give to his daughters that which does not belong to him.
A founding member of the Communist Party of the Philippines is in the final days of his life when his son discovers his role in the dark period of the Party’s history. In the last phone call they would share, father and son tell each other everything that needs to be said.
In a very intimate but humorous way,* Jesus, Aliens! I think.* tells the story of a daughter, who, for fear of being alone, flees to her parents’ house at the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Weina Zhao lives in Vienna, her parents even named her after this city, but she has always been drawn to China and her family’s past, where the opposing realities of 20th century life came together.
Claudia was 15 when she had her son. The two now live in a public housing apartment together with her brother and their mother in Vienna. None of them has a job, but what they lack the most is perspective.
A bohemian singer/artist becomes a father to his five-year-old niece when his sister's mental health deteriorates, and finds himself awkwardly balancing fairy tales and playtime with his rowdy nightlife and provocative art.
Agricultural documentarist Kwon has documented her daughter’s growth. Her eight-year-old girl was born premature and diagnosed with possibility of cerebral palsy. She still walks on tiptoe.
There is a family. Grandmother settled down in Sadang-dong and looked after her son and three grandchildren. After the Sadang-dong house was demolished, the family was lucky enough to find a rental apartment in Sanggye-dong.
Filmmaker Carol Nguyen interviews her own family to craft an emotionally complex and meticulously composed portrait of intergenerational trauma, grief, and secrets in this cathartic documentary about things left unsaid.
Pedro is a night guard of buildings under construction who spends his hours prowling empty corridors in the company of an old radio. At the end of the workday he returns to his home in the outskirts of the city where Juampi, his little son, awaits him.
Two brothers, Marian and Kazimierz, have lived together under one roof for forty years.
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