Family Affair

The Best Documentaries of 2010 | 13 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010 | 2 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.


'Family Affair': So They Can Have This Moment | 12 Aug 2010 // 10:52 PM

Family Affair doesn't judge the horrors that shape Chico Colvard's family. Instead, it wonders at their trauma and celebrates their survival. Sort of.

Family Affair | 13 Apr 2010 // 11:00 PM

Chico Colvard's film -- profound, subtle, and relentless -- is premised on questions. He asks repeatedly how his sisters have come to forgive their abuser.


Extraordinary Doc 'Family Affair' on OWN on 1 March | 29 Feb 2012 // 9:30 PM

Chico Colvard's documentary, Family Affair considers how kids are kids -- and specifically, how kids survive terrible situations.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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