PROGRAMMING NOTE: AVAILABLE FOR STREAMING IN KS, MO, & OK ONLY.
This film is available for streaming October 16th-25th.
It Takes A Family is a family drama about secrets and repressed memories. Director, Susanne Kovacs, is the grandchild of Jewish Holocaust survivors and the daughter of a German mother and a Danish Jewish father. When Susanne is born, in the eyes of her grandparents she is a child of the enemy and a constant reminder of their tragic past. Years later, Susanne starts asking the difficult questions only to discover that the war never really ended in the tormented family; Somehow, the horrors of the past have always been present as a deafening yet unspoken trauma.
This film is preceded by the short film The Book of Ruth by Becca Roth.
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