Chapter Two of Home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota is an official selection of the Morehouse College Human Rights film festival. The festival, based in Atlanta, Georgia, will take place online from September 23-25, 2021.
Trailer for Chapter Two of Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota
The Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival is an annual competition that provides a forum to promote understanding and appreciation for world cultures, artistic and creative expression, and a commitment to global issues and social justice. Passes to the three-day festival, which will be a hybrid in-theatre and online experience, are available at the festival’s website.
Chapter Two of Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota explores North Dakota’s “bootstrap” mentality, deadly winter weather systems, and the impact of the oil boom in the western half of the state.
The episode features the lived experience of Troy Pryor, and features homeless advocates from around the state, including Pastor Barb Becker, Glory of the Lord Ministries, Watford City; Kate Brovold, Austin’s Mission, Bismarck; Jenna Gullo, Missouri Slope Areawide United Way, Bismarck; Louis McLeod, Minot Area Homeless Coalition, Minot; and Sue Shriek, Northlands Rescue Mission, Grand Forks.
Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota is presented by the Fargo-Moorhead Coalition to End Homelessness and the Missouri Valley Coalition for Homeless People, and made possible by The Consensus Council, Bell Bank, Fargo Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Family Health Care, and the North Dakota Human Rights Coalition.