At 10 years old, Chico Colvard accidentally shot his older sister in the leg. This seemingly random act detonated a chain reaction that exposed unspeakable realities and shattered his family. Thirty years later, Colvard ruptures veils of secrecy and silence again.
As he bravely visits his relatives, what unfolds is a personal film that's as uncompromising, raw, and cathartic as any in the history of the medium. FAMILY AFFAIR yields piercing insights about the legacy of abuse, the nature of forgiveness and the eternal longing for family and love.
“One of the most psychologically complex movies ever made.”—The Boston Globe
Official Selection—SUNDANCE Film Festival