Homestretch, The – JURY AWARD NOMINEE

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Director:  Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly
In attendance: Anne De Mare will attend screening.
Showing on 10/12/2014 at 4:50 pm

Rating:  NR  •  Running Time:  89 minutes
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Synopsis:  Co-directed by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly THE HOMESTRETCH followed two homeless kids, Kasey and Anthony since 2010 – and later, Roque. Roque performs Shakespeare; Roque was making application to college! With unprecedented access to Chicago’s Public Schools, The Night Ministry’s “Crib” Emergency Shelter and Teen Living Programs THE HOMESTRETCH follows these kids as they move through the milestones of high school while looking for a place to sleep, a quiet place to study and the privacy to shower. A powerful perspective on what it means to be young, homeless and building a future in America today.

Language: English