The Resource A Road to Home

A Road to Home

Label
A Road to Home
Title
A Road to Home
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Imagine yourself 18 years old wandering city streets without a place to go to sleep or eat or shelter from the cold. Imagine you’re homeless because your parents kicked you out when they discovered you are gay or transgender...This is the subject of A Road to Home, which follows 6 LGBT youth through New York City as they learn to survive in the streets, then struggle to find beds, jobs, and some sense of purpose and direction for their lives. Four have grown up in poverty, two not. Five are people of color, one not. All have been rejected. Their lives typify the experience of the 500,000 homeless youth on American streets every night, 40% of them LGBT...In the course of their journeys, four of the characters in A Road to Home get aid from the Ali Forney Center, a program devoted solely to homeless LGBTQ youth. The struggle of its founder Carl Siciliano to keep its programs alive mirrors the journeys of the kids themselves. What the film reveals is not only the dangers, the fears, the lonely anxiety of being homeless, but also the resulting wounds to the heart that must be healed. The 6 characters in this film are determined that their current traumas will not define them for the rest of their lives...Reviews:.."Important! The film about homeless LGBTQ youth that we needed"-Daniela Costa, AfterEllen.. "We see not only the dangers of being homeless but also the fears, the loneliness and the anxiety of being homeless. We become very aware of the broken hearts that these brave people have to deal with.”–AmosLassen.com.."Even though these homeless teens seem to have hit rock bottom, the film showcases their resilience and dreams for the future.”–Christiana Lilly, South Florida Gay News..Festivals/Prizes:..Best Documentary, Portsmouth International Film Festival.Best Directing in a Documentary. Portsmouth International Film Festival.Manhattan Film Festival.Wicked Queer Boston LGBT Film Festival
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Lumiere Productions in 2015
Language note
In English
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  • Kanopy (Firm)
  • Lumiere Productions (Firm)
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Race relations
Technique
live action
Label
A Road to Home
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Film
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1293404
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (94 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1293404
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)945761865
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
A Road to Home
Link
Publication
Note
  • Film
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1293404
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (94 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1293404
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)945761865
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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