Oct 21st, 2012 by Shelley Brown
With Thanksgiving happening this month, and winter right around the corner, it seemed a good time to be thankful I had a home, and to focus on the videos we have that deal with the problems of the homeless.
HV 4510 V36 O29 2012
Filmmaker Andrew Fiore directs his camera at 6 homeless people during the global occupy movement of late 2011.
The Street: A film with the homeless
HV 4510 S87 2007
For six years, director Daniel Cross followed the lives of brothers Danny and John Claven and Frank O’Malley–three homeless men who spent much of their time in and around a Montreal subway station.
SPIT: Squeegee punks in Traffic
HV 4509 S648 2007
Feared by motorists and hunted by police. S.P.I.T. Squeegee Punks in Traffic was created within the bleak reality of this new generation gap.
HV 4505 E97 2006
Exposing Homelessness is a film that documents the experience of three formerly homeless women who participated in a three-month photography workshop.
Homeless in Paradise
HV 4506 S36 H664 2006
Homeless in Paradise follows four individuals who are homeless in Santa Monica, California.
The Mayor of Tent City
HV 4510 T6 M18 2005
Canada’s internationally acclaimed social safety net, born out of the Dirty Thirties, is challenged by the political and economic times at the end of the 20th century.
No Way Home: Canada’s Street Kids
HV 4510 T67 N68 2004
In this harrowing examination of Canada’s street youth and shelter system, fifth estate traces the journey of three kids who ran away to the gritty, violent reality of the streets.
HV 4506 N6 D37 2001
A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City.