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27 thoughts about my father

27 thoughts about my father

Mike Hoolboom
documental
Friday 6, 18:15
Sala Compasión
• 49 min.

Synopsis

In a series of 27 vignettes, the artist offers up memories of his father who died in June 2017. Using a mix of family footage (including two catastrophic moves, the last to a nursing home), snapshots and found footage, a portrait emerges of a genial ghost father, haunted by a war that sent his own father to a concentration camp, and which finally impelled his own move to Canada.

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Productor: Mike Hoolboom
Distribuidor: Mike Hoolboom
Guión: Mike Hoolboom
Fotografía: Mike Hoolboom
Montaje: Mike Hoolboom
Sonido: Mike Hoolboom

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