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How I got over

Format: DVD 2015
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) HV4506.W2 H693 2014x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) HV4506.W2 H693 2014x
Profiles fifteen formerly homeless women in Washington, D.C. who particapate in a theater program through which they create a play based on their experiences for a one-night performance at Kennedy Center.
Special features: About N Street (:51)
Director on trauma (:30)
Unda levels up (1:43)
Chaneling childhood (1:07)
Shevanda backstory (1:07)
Valerie backstory (:40)
Rose backstory (2:17).

Additional Information
Subjects N Street Village (Washington, D.C.)
Homeless women -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
Homeless women -- Rehabilitation -- Washington (D.C.) -- Case studies.
African American homeless women -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
Social work with the homeless -- Washington (D.C.) -- Case studies.
Women in the theater -- Washington (D.C.)
Theater -- Production and direction -- Washington (D.C.)
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [San Francisco, California] :2015
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Boxer, Nicole, film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Rockwood, Tim, film producer.
Barnes, Cheryl P., commentator, on-screen participant.
Brantley, Shevanda, commentator, on-screen participant.
Clark, La Juana, commentator, on-screen participant.
Gottesman, Deb, commentator, on-screen participant.
Lawson, Lurinda, commentator, on-screen participant.
McNeill, Jewel, commentator, on-screen participant.
Mitchell, Lolita, commentator, on-screen participant.
Shaw, Rose, commentator, on-screen participant.
Stokes, Tonya, commentator, on-screen participant.
Sutton, Denise, commentator, on-screen participant.
Thomas, Peggy (Former homeless person), commentator, on-screen participant.
Wicker, Linda, commentator, on-screen participant.
Wilkins, Tacarra, commentator, on-screen participant.
Williams, Valerie (Former homeless person), commentator, on-screen participant.
Whitten, Michelle M., editor of moving image work.
Zalben, Jonathan, composer.
Samath, Ruwanga, composer.
Fuschia Film, production company.
Artemis Rising Foundation, production company.
Video Project, issuing body, publisher.
Participants/Performers Featuring Cheryl P. Barnes, Shevanda Brantley, La Juana Clark, Caroline Dempsey, Deb Gottesman, Lurinda Lawson, Jewel McNeill, Lolita Mitchell, Rose Shaw, Tonya Stokes, Denise Sutton, Peggy Thomas, Linda Wicker, Tacarra Wilkins, Valerie Williams.
Other Contributors Music, Jonathan Zalben, Ruwanga Samath.
Language English
Notes Documentary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
System Details DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Awards Official selection: Austin Film Festival 2014; AFI Docs 2014; Mill Valley Film Festival 2014; Palm Springs International Film Festival
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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