Movies Matter: "The Homestretch"
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Kartemquin Films brings this moving documentary, "The Homestretch" which runs 89 min., about three homeless teenagers who brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, these kids defy stereotypes as they create new, surprising definitions of home. Can they recover from the traumas of abandonment and homelessness and build the future they dream of? View the film, meet the teenagers, and join in the discussion. Register online, at ext. 7600 or at the Reader Services Desk.