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Questions for My Father

Art Film  /  Released  /  questionsformyfather.com

“The questions imply a full spectrum of emotions, from tenderness to curiosity to anger, and speak volumes about one of the most primal of relationships.”

The New York Times

By Petter Ringbom and Karl Haendel, “Questions for My Father” is a document of the inquiries, doubts and reservations of a generation of men who came of age in the late 20th century.

 “Questions for Father” has been shown at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Wexner Center for the Arts, Harris Lieberman Gallery, Susane Vielmetter Projects, and was selected to the Art Video program at Miami Art Basel.

“Questions for Father” has been shown at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Wexner Center for the Arts, Harris Lieberman Gallery, Susane Vielmetter Projects, and was selected to the Art Video program at Miami Art Basel.

 Arranged like a series of portraits on a black, studio backdrop, the subjects of the film face the camera and, with a direct, even delivery that belies the emotional topics, ask things they always wanted to know about their fathers but never voiced.

Arranged like a series of portraits on a black, studio backdrop, the subjects of the film face the camera and, with a direct, even delivery that belies the emotional topics, ask things they always wanted to know about their fathers but never voiced.

 Some of the men have already lost their fathers; others rarely, if ever, knew them; and for many, their questions were just too hard to ask.

Some of the men have already lost their fathers; others rarely, if ever, knew them; and for many, their questions were just too hard to ask.

  The New York Times  called Questions for My Father a, “genuine sleeper,” and the piece was featured in  New York Observer  and  Art Info .

The New York Times called Questions for My Father a, “genuine sleeper,” and the piece was featured in New York Observer and Art Info.