Anton: Circling Home

    • Morgan Schmidt-Feng, Katy Swailes, Dennis Mohr
    • Canada, United States
    • 53 min
    • World Premiere
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    At 80 years old, artist and pigeon-keeper Anton van Dalen seems to have it all: a prolific career, a house in New York's East Village, a large family and a pigeon coop, where he lovingly cares for his flock of white birds. But behind the veneer is a complex story — of war, migration, family rupture and regret. Of difficult decisions made in troubled times, and resentments harbored until it's too late. Exploring themes of belonging, forgiveness and future, Anton: Circling Home is a tender portrait of an artist, and a meditation on what it means to be home.

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    Morgan Schmidt-Feng, Katy Swailes, Dennis Mohr
    Production
    Dennis Mohr for Public Pictures, Katy Swailes for Public Pictures, Morgan Schmidt-Feng for Filmsight Productions, LLC
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    Dennis Mohr for Public Pictures
    Festival Handling
    Dennis Mohr for Public Pictures

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    English

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