Nira Burstein, USA, 2021, 78m, Scottish Premiere
Charm Circle is a cinéma vérité portrait of an eccentric New York family navigating the chaos that divides them.
After uncovering a treasure trove of home videos documenting the moments of joy that punctuated an otherwise tumultuous upbringing, filmmaker Nira Burstein returns to her childhood home—now crumbling from the inside out—to explore whether she and her two sisters can reconnect with her parents.
This screening will include an in-person Q&A with director Nira Burstein.
15+: References to self-harm, suicidal ideation and psychosis