Blood Relations

Created by Analee Weinberger

Produced by Genetic Media, Moofa Production House, Marie-Pier Gauthier
With the financial participation of the Canada Media Fund, the Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, the Makor Foundation for Israeli Films, the Israel Film Council and the Israel Ministry for Culture and Sports

​​“What makes us who we are?” is the question that drives Blood Relations, a whimsical VR documentary about an adopted child and an ancestral mystery. Using vintage objects, photographs and ephemera, the narrator takes us on an interactive quest, from a scrapyard in Vancouver to the Orthodox Jewish community of Bnei Brak and back to a decaying farm in rural Manitoba. Each discovery adds to the visual and narrative collage, building to a surprising and thought-provoking conclusion that invites us to explore our own personal stories.