Respect Your Elders
Multigenerational Jewish families squabble while lending one another a hand in a sharply observed short and a brilliant docu-fantasy. Tensions rise in Joe Stankus and Ashley Connor’s family portrait when two octogenarians are tasked with driving their adult daughter to work. Then, Jan Oxenberg’s family prepares to say goodbye to her terminally ill grandmother in a lost-and-found treasure of American independent film.
Directed by Joe Stankus and Ashley Connor • 2016 • United States
Familial tensions are on full display when two octogenarians are tasked with driving their adult daughter to work.
Thank You and Good Night
Directed by Jan Oxenberg • 1991 • United States
A lost-and-found revelation from indie film and TV maverick Jan Oxenberg is a docu-fantasy narrative focused on the filmmaker’s hilarious, messy, Jewish family as they prepare to say goodbye to someone they love. Narrated by a cardboard cutout of O...