Family Affair

The Best Documentaries of 2010 | 13 Jan 2011 // 4:00 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 // 4:00 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 // 11:52 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 | 14 Apr 2010 // 12:00 AM

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 // 10:30 PM

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

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"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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