Using a kaleidoscope of real stories to create an overarching storyline, fathers and children share their worries, feelings, challenges and how they overcame being homeless using stop motion animated clay characters.
This film is part of ‘American Refugees: Four animated short films about real families, homelessness & resilience.’ See the other films, download a discussion guide, and learn more at http://AmericanRefugees.org.
Director: Sihanouk Mariona
Writer: Heather Cimmy Ayres
Art Director: Chris Rodgers
Produced at Wonderful Lizard Studio(s)
Producer: Lindy Boustedt
Editor: Kris Boustedt & Brad Strain
Original Music: Eric Goetz
Sound Design & Mix: Jon Goff
SU Film and Family Homelessness Project: http://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/departments/communication/strategic-communications/film-project/
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