Great music crosses generations
A Family Affair is an intimate and intoxicating portrait of the renowned Xylouris family, who have been maintaining the musical traditions of their native Crete for generations. Following three generations of the family – legendary Psarantonis, his son George and George’s children Nikos, Adonis and Apollonia – the film moves between Greece and Melbourne where the children now live, study and play.
As the three children find new freedom in Australia, they remain devoted to upholding the music of their homeland, while also striving to find their own voices. A Family Affair reveals how this age-old and vibrant musical tradition is passed on from generation to generation and across national boundaries.... More »