In My Father's Footsteps is a time-traveling documentary that takes you on a remarkable journey across three continents as I retrace my father's 1982 solo trip around the world. Through my eyes, you will gain a unique perspective on the changes and enduring aspects of our world over the past 40 years, witnessing my journey of discovering more about my father and seeing him in a more human light. The film introduces you to my father, Vince Poscente, who meticulously documented his travels through letters, postcards, and over 3,000 captivating photographs.
Technology and Connection
The documentary explores how technology has shaped our fundamental need for connection, showcasing the evolution of methods for forging, maintaining, or losing connections in this hyper-connected world.
Personal Growth and Transformation
Witness my personal growth and transformation as I navigate the world on my own. Drawing inspiration from my father's letters and photographs, you'll see how my journey becomes an intriguing form of time-travel, observing the divergences and convergences of my experiences with those of my father's four decades ago.
Wayfinding and Exploration
The captivating concept of wayfinding, as explored in M.R. O'Connor's book of the same name, is at the heart of the documentary. Discover how embracing the concept of wayfinding can ignite new dimensions of our intellect and reveal our profound drive to explore and connect with the world.
Discovery, Connection, and a Father-Daughter Relationship
As I retrace my father's path, I embark on an expedition of self-discovery, encountering new places, people, and avenues of connection. This documentary showcases the transformative power of exploration and the bond between father and daughter.
Through this inspiring expedition, you'll be reminded of the transformative power of exploration and the enduring significance of stepping out your front door.