Women's History Month | DocHouse

Women's History Month

We spotlight the stories of a series of inspirational women from around the globe.

The Disappearance of My Mother

Dir: Beniamino Barrese

After a lifetime in front of the camera lens, 75 year old Benedetta Barzini wants to disappear. Her son, on the other hand, wants more than ever to film her. With this tension at the heart of his film, first time director Beniamino Barrese has made both an intimate, nuanced portrait of an iconoclastic woman, and an enigmatic tract on images, identity and filmmaking itself.