Telling Family Stories (2021)

  • Industry Programming, Dialogues
  • 60min

We talk to two young directors making their TIFF debuts with unflinching looks at family history. Rebeca Huntt’s Beba explores her Afro-Latinx background and the tensions of growing up in a one-bedroom New York City apartment with a family of five. Gian Cassini’s _Comala _investigates the legacy of his father, who was a hitman in Tijuana. The two directors will discuss their strategies for delving into sensitive areas.

Media Partner: Variety


Rebecca Huntt


Gian Cassini


Thom Powers
Presented by
Showtime Documentary Films
Supported by
Ontario Creates