Promotional image for The Homestretch News & Doc Emmy

September 22, 2016

The Homestretch Wins 2016 News and Doc Emmy Award

Craig Phillips in Awards

We were pleased to learn that The Homestretch took home a News and Documentary Emmy® Award for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting, in the News & Doc Emmy Awards ceremony held at New…...

Portrait of Kasey, one of the formerly-homeless teens from The Homestretch.

April 13, 2015

Update: Kasey Checks In

Craig Phillips in Where Are They Now?

Kasey, one of the three formerly homeless teens portrayed in The Homestretch who are striving to make a better future for themselves, checked in just today to give us all…...

April 10, 2015

Going into The Homestretch: Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare Find Hope in Chicago

Craig Phillips in Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_6727" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Roque, from The Homestretch[/caption] Filmmakers Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly's previous collaboration, Asparagus! Stalking the American Life, about Oceana County, Michigan where Kelly is from, was…...

Young African American man sits on a park bench in winter clothing.

April 09, 2015

Homeless but Not Hopeless: Homeless Youth in America

Craig Phillips in Beyond the Films

Youth homelessness is on the rise in the United States, and the numbers aren't pretty. One in 30 kids (nearly 2.5 million children) of K-12 school age are now homeless in the…...