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Title How I got over / a Nicole Boxer film ; Fuschia Film presents, in association with Artemis Rising Foundation ; producer, Tim Rockwood ; written & produced & directed by Nicole Boxer.

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California] : Video Project, [2015?]


Location Call No. Status
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD 305.48 HO    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
NTSC rda
Documentary films. lcgft
System Details DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Performer Featuring Cheryl P. Barnes, Shevanda Brantley, La Juana Clark, Caroline Dempsey, Deb Gottesman, Lurinda Lawson, Jewel McNeill, Lolita Mitchell, Rose Shaw, Tonya Stokes, Denise Sutton, Peggy Thomas, Linda Wicker, Tacarra Wilkins, Valerie Williams.
Credits Editor, Michelle M. Whitten ; music, Jonathan Zalben, Ruwanga Samath ; directors of photography, Neil Barrett, W. Holden Warren.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Summary A profile of 15 formerly homeless women in Washington, D.C. who particapate in a unique theater program. The film follows the women as they craft and rehearse a play based on their experiences, leading to a one-night performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Many of the women seek shelter at N Street Village, a homeless and recovery facility, and the backdrop for the film.
Contents Special features: About N Street (:51) -- Director on trauma (:30) -- Unda levels up (1:43) -- Chaneling childhood (1:07) -- Shevanda backstory (1:07) -- Valerie backstory (:40) -- Rose backstory (2:17).
Awards Official selection: Austin Film Festival 2014; AFI Docs 2014; Mill Valley Film Festival 2014; Palm Springs International Film Festival
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Homeless women -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
Homeless women -- Rehabilitation -- Washington (D.C.) -- Case studies.
African American homeless women -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
Women in the theater -- Washington (D.C.)
Theater -- Production and direction -- Washington (D.C.)
N Street Village (Washington, D.C.)
Homeless women. (OCoLC)fst00959520
African American homeless persons. (OCoLC)fst00799198
Theater -- Production and direction. (OCoLC)fst01149278
Washington (D.C.) (OCoLC)fst01204505
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Boxer-Keegan, Nicole, film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Rockwood, Tim, film producer.
Barnes, Cheryl P., commentator, on-screen participant.
Brantley, Shevanda, commentator, on-screen participant.
Clark, La Juana, commentator, on-screen participant.
Gottesman, Deb, commentator, on-screen participant.
Lawson, Lurinda, commentator, on-screen participant.
McNeill, Jewel, commentator, on-screen participant.
Mitchell, Lolita, commentator, on-screen participant.
Watkins, Harry, Mrs., 1829-1904, commentator, on-screen participant.
Stokes, Tonya, commentator, on-screen participant.
Sutton, Denise, commentator, on-screen participant.
Thomas, Peggy (Formerly homeless person), commentator, on-screen participant.
Wicker, Linda, commentator, on-screen participant.
Wilkins, Tacarra, commentator, on-screen participant.
Williams, Valerie (Formerly homeless person), commentator, on-screen participant.
Whitten, Michelle M., editor of moving image work.
Zalben, Jonathan, composer (expression)
Samath, Ruwanga, composer (expression)
Barrett, Neil (Cinematographer), director of photography.
Warren, M. Holden, director of photography.
Fuschia Film, production company.
Artemis Rising Foundation, production company.
Video Project, issuing body, publisher.
Music No. 11301880
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