Five films have been nominated for the 2016 Cinema Eye Heterodox Award. The Heterodox Award honors a narrative fiction film that imaginatively incorporates nonfiction strategies, content and/or modes of production. The five films nominated the 2016 Cinema Eye Heterodox Award are: Arabian Nights: Volume One (The Restless One) directed by Miguel Gomes God Bless the Child directed by Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck Tangerine directed by Sean Baker Taxi directed by Jafar Panahi The Tribe […]
God Bless the Child
NAME OF FILM: GOD BLESS THE CHILD
DIRECTOR(S): Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
STARRING: Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Arri Graham, Ezra Graham
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: The mother of five children leaves home suddenly, a young boy plaintively calling after the speeding car. Only the daughter Harper, who is also the oldest child at 13, seems to realize that that car may never be coming back. In the course of the ensuing day, she takes care of her four little brothers as best she can. Incredibly naturalistic; feels more like an observed documentary than a scripted feature.
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