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Thursday, January 13 2011

The Best Documentaries of 2010

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


Sunday, January 2 2011

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010

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.


Thursday, November 18 2010

Everything Gets Pulled into Question: Interview with Chico Colvard

Filmmaker Chico Colvard talks about his memories, his award-winning documentary (Family Affair) -- opening this Friday at the Quad -- and the whiteness of the independent film community.


Reviews

Thursday, August 12 2010

'Family Affair': So They Can Have This Moment

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.


Wednesday, April 14 2010

Family Affair

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


Blogs

Wednesday, February 29 2012

Extraordinary Doc 'Family Affair' on OWN on 1 March

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


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