An exceptional look at the threat of homelessness—and this movie is free to stream on Amazon Prime. Click the title to read my entire review.
When Deborah Hall forgives her husband for cheating on her, he joins her at a soup kitchen where they befriend an angry homeless black man who changes their lives.
Linda Bishop, homeless due to her schizophrenia, is dismissed from a mental facility when she refuses to cooperate & starves to death in an old farmhouse.
An illiterate but very bright Ugandan girl is blessed with a protective mother & a minister who teaches her how to play chess, enabling her to escape poverty.
In NYC a mentally unstable man lives on the streets, has difficulty getting shelter & other social welfare assistance, & tries to reconnect with a daughter.
The early years of the work of activist Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker, is well told. An unlikely saint, she once wrote for a Communist journal.