Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare's The Homestretch continues to gather strong momentum in its social impact campaign's bid to end youth homelessness. With multiple screenings set across the country (and more coming into us each day), political activity, and media interest ahead of the April 13th world television premiere of the film on PBS Independent Lens, there is cause for optimism that the film is helping to bring much need attention and action to this issue.
A record-breaking year for Kartemquin saw six of our documentary projects have world premieres in 2014:
The Homestretch is now playing in week-long theatrical runs in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles, ahead of an iTunes release this Tuesday, November 25th. It arrives in theaters just as a new study shows that youth homelessness is at a record high across the USA.