Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

First Cousin Once Removed

  • Alan Berliner /
  • USA /
  • 2012 /
  • 78 mins

Edwin Honig / Documentary / English

A vivid and intimate portait of a poet whose memory and language are being eroded by dementia.

Documentary

Alan Berliner

Alan Berliner's (b.1956) experimental documentary films – including Wide Awake (2006), The Sweetest Sound (2001), Nobody’s Business (1996), Intimate Stranger (1991) and The Family Album (1986) – have been broadcast around the world, and received awards, prizes and retrospectives at many major international film festivals. Berliner’s films have become part of the core curriculum for documentary filmmaking and film history classes at universities worldwide, and are in the permanent collections of many film societies, festivals, libraries, colleges and museums.

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