THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH US I 2017
17:36 min | Executive Producer + Producer | Documentary Short
Part of the Guardian's OUTSIDE IN AMERICA series on the homelessness crisis in the Western U.S., this short documentary film chronicles a unique encampment in Hawaii and its leader, Twinkle Borge. Released online June 2017.
Distribution: The Atlantic Online
Catherine K. Lee (Director + Producer)
T.R. Boyce, Jr, Ciara Lacy, and Sarah Kim (Producers)
Chapin Hall (Cinematography)
Notable Festivals & Screenings:
Tribeca Film Festival, Geneva Peace Week, Heartland Film Festival, MOMA, CAAMFest, Nitehawk Shorts Fest
Hawaii has one of the toughest housing markets in the country, with more than one-quarter of properties snapped up by vacationers.
– The Guardian
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