|Produced in collaboration with homeless people and shown
on PBS, this thought provoking homeless video is recommended by the National Coalition for the Homeless. The video is
widely considered to be the best and most broadly applicable case study available on the scope and diversity of
homelessness in America.
Articles and Reviews
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"Homelessness: Face to Face"
Cover story of the "Variety" section of the Mpls. Star & Tribune - Sept. 9, 1996
"A locally produced documentary offers a rare chance to hear about life on the streets, from those who live it, from the
comfort zone of your sofa."
The Twin Cities Reader - April 7, 1996
Homeless does offer compelling portraits of complicated people, and does so without glossing over the realities of their
problems. It's hard to forget characters such as . . . "
The Arts Registry
Skyway News - Andrew Backai
Filmmaker, Pat Hennessey, among those honored for "making a difference in the arts in the Twin Cities" sixth annual
Arts Registry (1996).
The Homeless Home Movie
Published in the September issue of PBS station KTCA - 2 newsletter
Producer, Patrick Hennessey, shares his inspiration for the four-year project and his views on homelessness.
Cover Story for the "Express" section of the St. Paul Dispatch - April 18, 1996
A local documentary, "The Homeless Home Movie," explores a community problem the filmmaker says runs deeper than a lack
Preview clips of the Homeless Home Movie on YouTube.