Family Matters (vol. 1)

Runtime: 01:20:13
Available:: Apr 26, 2021 07:00
Until:: Jun 01, 2021 06:59

From passing down traditions to breaking generational curses, this collection of short films tackles the spectrum of family experiences, while putting an emphasis on what truly matters most in life.

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The Last Rights

The Last Rights

00:16:50

Upon hearing that her grandmother has passed away, Kaashi, a young Indian woman who left town to study abroad, comes back to her home with the intention of performing the funeral rites herself, to honor the only family member who believed in her.Kaashi will defy the century- old traditions to honor her grandmother’s last wish, and perform the last rites.

Alone Together

Alone Together

00:13:40

Inspired by a true story. Anna is battling the beginning stages of dementia at an assisted living facility in the days following the statewide quarantine. No longer able to receive visits from her family, she is forced to spend time with them via Zoom, which proves to be difficult. Anna battles the loneliness of her everyday routine and her fading memory, as she struggles to find human connection through technology. Before she knows it, the only consistent thing in her life is her caretaker.

The Little Beach

The Little Beach

00:12:59

The City of Corrientes in summer. On the shores of Paraná, in the shadow under General Belgrano Bridge, thousands of families compete for space for their umbrella and chaise lounge. Priscila, a 7 year old girl no one pays any attention to, sets out in pursuit of an elusive toy vendor, getting further away from her family and closer to adventure.

Disconnected

Disconnected

00:15:00

Janine forces her teenage daughter and her two besties to have an actual conversation by confiscating their cellphones for one hour. Meanwhile she texts her husband she wants a divorce.

Friction

Friction

00:12:39

After the death of her mother, Kayla, a bitter woman who had a torn relationship with her family, comes back home to settle her mother’s will when she meets an unexpected visitor that forces her to confront her past.

All I Have

All I Have

00:09:05

There's the protest and the fallout from the protests BUT what about the in-between; which is the life that happened and happens in-between the headlines. An emotionally tattered father tries to raise his civic-minded teenage son in a nation of civil unrest and systemic racism.

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