Family Ties

Saturday, January 25
1:00 p.m.

Tolstoy’s observation that “each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way” serves as an apt preface to a handful of films about ties that bind and ties that blind. Exploring the complex connective tissue between parents and children, brothers and sisters, filmmakers Kat Candler (Hellion), Craig Johnson (The Skeleton Twins), Hong Khaou (Lilting), Maya Vitkova (Viktoria), and Malik Vitthal (Imperial Dreams) offer family portraits shaded by the weight of the past, the burden of dreams, and the mysterious glue that holds us together. Moderated by John Nein (Sundance Film Festival).

Open to all credential holders and the general public on a space available basis.


John Nein
Kat Candler
Craig Johnson
Hong Khaou
Maya Vitkova
Malik Vitthal
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