América (2018)
First screened in January 2020
Directors: Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside. Documentary about three Mexican brothers banding together to take care of their elderly grandmother after her son, their father, is sent to prison for alleged cruelty and negligence.

Twitter Capsule: Documentary about a singular yet archetypal case of elderly caregiving. Unexpected in shape, color. Sharp take on family.

VOR:   Engaging, illuminating, subtly tricky example of a growing breed of documentary that incorporates styles and techniques of fiction filmmaking.

Photo © 2018 Dogwoof Films, © 2019 Grasshopper Film

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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