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A Family Affair by Tom Fassaert
Thu, 10 November 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST
A Family Affair
TOM FASSAERT / 2016 / NETHERLANDS / 116 MINUTES / NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE / RATED 18A
When Dutch filmmaker Tom Fassaert receives an invitation to visit his 95 year-old grandmother Marianne in South Africa, he grabs his camera and jumps at the chance. After all, all he knows of Marianne is the stuff of murky family legend: how she was once a famous model, how she abandoned his father and uncle to an orphanage, how she left a smoldering trail of resentment and trauma wherever she went. But she is part of who he is, so Fassaert felt obligated to get to the bottom of Marianne's mystery. Little did he realize just how deep the journey would take him. A mesmerizing and unforgettably haunting documentary portrait.
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Following the screening, there will a Q&A session and discussion about the films.