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Family Secrets Series

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Catalogue Number:  MJMM06
Producer:  Makin Movies Inc.
Subject:  Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law, Diversity, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Gender Studies, Guidance, Health, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2010
Running Time:  13 x 30:00

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Family Secrets is a 13-part Gold Remi Award winning documentary series. Described by critics as, ‘…astonishingly intimate…’, ‘…gritty and naked and true…’ and ‘…without a doubt haunting…’, the shows focus on individual families whose members have been affected by a life-changing event. At the core of each program is an honest, expressive and vulnerable individual who explores the complexity of his or her family ties.

Filmed in a vérité style that combines fly-on the-wall observational filming with informal interviews, home movies and personal photos, Family Secrets is a raw, compelling and honest account of the impact of secrets on families and their lives.

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