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Memories of a penitent heart

Cecilia Aldarondo

Memories of a penitent heart

by Cecilia Aldarondo

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Gay men,
  • Patients,
  • Gay couples,
  • Catholic gays,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Family relationships,
  • Homophobia,
  • Catholic Church

  • About the Edition

    Originating from filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo"s suspicion that there was something ugly in her family₂s past, the film charts her excavation of the buried family conflict around her uncle Miguel₂s death, and her search for Miguel"s partner Robert a generation later. A cautionary tale about the unresolved conflicts wrought by AIDS, and a nuanced exploration of how faith is used and abused in times of crisis.

    Edition Notes

    Statementdirector, Cecilia Aldarondo
    ContributionsDieppa, Miguel, on-screen participant, Passion River Films
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ75.8.D54 M45 2017
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (72 min.)
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26942451M
    OCLC/WorldCa1011689192

    Memories of A Penitent Heart (DVD): Originating from filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo's suspicion that there was something ugly in her family₂s past, the film charts her excavation of the buried family conflict around her uncle Miguel₂s death, and her search for Miguel's partner Robert a generation later. A cautionary tale about the unresolved conflicts wrought by AIDS, and a nuanced. MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART Student Handout B: The Film in Context Page 2 Instructions: Share your Viewing Notes with your group members and collaborate to answer the following questions. (If you need more space to record your responses, use a separate sheet of paper or the back of this worksheet): 1. Why did Miguel refuse to be tested for HIV.

    Powerful and passionate, MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART is a poetic family history that raises more than ghosts and dust. (In English and Spanish with subtitles) —C.R. Tweet; CIFF41 Screenings. Tower City Cinemas. Friday, Ma at PM. Saturday, Ap at PM. Sunday, Ap at AM. The result, a documentary entitled Memories of a Penitent Heart, provides an autobiographical look at her process of delving into her family’s difficult past, as well as reconciling her own place in the story.

      Memories of a Penitent Heart excavates a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel's death at a time when having AIDS was synonymous with sin. As she searches for Miguel's partner decades later, the. Tribeca Doc 'Memories of a Penitent Heart' Tenderly Examines a Lost Life 'Memories of a Penitent Heart may be, at 74 minutes, one of Tribeca 's shortest features, but this exceptional documentary is also one of its most profoundly affecting.' 1 2 3. Previous Next.


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Memories Of A Penitent Heart Twenty years after her uncle died of AIDS, a woman tracks down his lover and opens a Pandora's box of family drama. Memories of a Penitent Heart Twenty-five years after Miguel died of AIDS, his niece tracks down his estranged lover and cracks open a Pandora’s box of unresolved family drama.

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nonfiction books, compiled by Rachael Harkness of Portland Public Library, provides a range of perspectives on the issues raised by the POV documentary Memories of a Penitent Heart. InMiguel repented of being gay as he was dying of AIDS. A personal documentary about family, faith, and the painful costs of prejudice.

| Check out 'Memories of a Penitent Heart' on Indiegogo. MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART is a cautionary tale about the unresolved conflicts wrought by AIDS, and a nuanced exploration of how faith is used and abused in times of crisis.

Memories of a Penitent Heart. Apr. 15, USA 74 Min. TV Your rating: 0. 0 0 votes. Documentary. Info; Cast; Report; what going on. Your email is only visible to moderators. Synopsis. Twenty-five years after Miguel died of AIDS, his niece tracks down his estranged lover and cracks open a Pandora’s field of unresolved circle of relatives.

Memories of a Penitent Heart excavates a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel's death at a time when having AIDS was synonymous with sin. As she searches for Miguel's partner decades later, the film – both a love story and a tribute – is a cautionary tale of how faith is used and abused in times of crisis.

Memories of a Penitent Heart excavates a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel, who died at a time when AIDS was synonymous with sin. As she searches for Miguel's partner decades later, the film — both a love story and a tribute — offers a cautionary tale of.

Memories of a Penitent Heart - Home | Facebook. Memories of a Penitent Heart. 1, likes 2 talking about this. Twenty-five years after Miguel died of AIDS, his niece tracks down his estranged lover Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help.

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Audience Reviews for Memories of a Penitent Heart.5/5(3). Or that he’d had a long-term relationship with an older man named Robert. Aldarondo’s documentary, Memories of a Penitent Heart, which she both wrote and directed, is about her search for the person behind the clippings.

Directed by Cecilia Aldarondo. Twenty-five years after Miguel died of AIDS, his niece tracks down his estranged lover and cracks open a Pandora's box of unresolved family drama/10(63).

Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo began her film Memories of a Penitent Heart after her mother discovered some storaged 8mm cameras lying around. The film follows the story of her late uncle Miguel, who passed from AIDS during the late 80s.

Memories of a Penitent Heart is a found poem—heartfelt, sincere and aching in all the best ways. — David Shreve, Audiences Everywhere Aldarondo's remarkable detective work makes us present to the.

First-time filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo’s "Memories of a Penitent Heart" is many things. It’s a love story and a family history. It’s an investigative report and a warning. But first and foremost it is the story of Miguel Dieppa, Aldarondo’s uncle. Memories of a Penitent Heart captures the interest of fans interested in family dynamics on-stage and the fragmented lives of people we'll only know as smiling images.

In the vein of the aforementioned Stories We Tell or Finding Vivian Maier, Cecilia Aldarondo goes down the rabbit hole to end up in a story that plays like Finding Your Roots.

Producer/Director Cecilia Aldarondo. Cecilia Aldarondo holds an M.A. from Goldsmiths College and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Her personal documentary Memories of a Penitent Heart is a co-production of American Documentary | POV, ITVS, and Latino Public Broadcasting.

The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and broadcast on POV in   “Memories of a Penitent Heart” claims to be neither. It’s about woman trying to investigate what truly happened to her uncle Miguel, a homosexual Puerto Rican who died in the midst of the AIDS crisis.

Working backwards through a network of friends, family photos, and newspapers, Aldarondo uncovers a story of heartbreaking tragedy, of loss. Memories of a Penitent Heart is the personal story of a family tragedy with seismic potential; never has evidence of societal amnesia felt so incendiary.

Aldarondo answers the question she begins with: if we just remember the socially respectable things about the people we love, we might eventually forget them. United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is a unique feature-length documentary that combines startling archival footage that puts the audience on the ground with the activists and the remarkably insightful interviews from the ACT UP Oral History Project to explore ACT UP (the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) from a grassroots perspective - how a small group of men and women of all races and."Memories of a Penitent Heart" is a documentary in the making about "love, God, and inequality." On Thursday, June 20th, director Cecilia Aldarondo will be hosting a discussion about the film's themes, as well as viewing an excerpt from the film.Memories of a Penitent Heart.

from Cecilia Aldarondo PRO. 3 years ago. Twenty-five years after Miguel died of AIDS, his niece tracks down his estranged lover and cracks open a Pandora’s box of unresolved family drama.

Director: Cecilia Aldarondo