Thursday, January 13 2011
A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.
Sunday, January 2 2011
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
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.
Thursday, August 12 2010
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
Chico Colvard's film -- profound, subtle, and relentless -- is premised on questions. He asks repeatedly how his sisters have come to forgive their abuser.
Wednesday, February 29 2012
Chico Colvard's documentary, Family Affair considers how kids are kids -- and specifically, how kids survive terrible situations.