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Perspectives on homelessness in America.


Films: Street Reporter; The Heart Still Hums; Shelter


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Sheila White, 59, dreams of becoming a photojournalist and escaping her life of homelessness. As a reporter investigating the story of “Tent City” for the local street paper, Sheila discovers the power of her voice as a community journalist and the re-humanizing effects of life’s most basic need: a place to call home.


Heartland Film Alumni: As We Forgive, 2008; Dog Days, 2014; Many Beautiful Things, 2016; Mama Rwanda, 2017; Moving Violation, 2018


Programming descriptions are generated by participants and are edited for length and clarity, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Heartland Film.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    26 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    World Premiere
  • Rating
    Suitable for All Ages
  • Note
    Documentary Short
  • Director
    Laura Waters Hinson
  • Screenwriter
    Laura Waters Hinson and Dan Sadowsky
  • Producer
    Laura Waters Hinson, Bryan Bello
  • Executive Producer
    Hilla Medalia, Nancy Schafer, John and Ed Priddy
  • Cast
    Sheila White, Reginald Black, Michael Harris