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Charm Circle

Director: Nira Burstein Run Time: 79 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2023

Filmmaker Nira Burstein returns to her childhood home—now crumbling from the inside out—in suburban New York to explore the circumstances in which her parents live. Weaving together decades-old home videos and contemporary footage, this documentary crafts an unpredictable and powerful family portrait. With the announcement of Nira’s younger sister’s polyamorous wedding, tensions are reignited that threaten to sever what’s left of the family bond.