Still Longshots

Still Longshots

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This documentary demonstrates the transformative power of video through the stories of four at-risk youths. These young people have issues ranging from addiction to a life spent on the street, or in foster homes. In learning to make videos about their lives, they've discovered a creative outlet that allows them to heal.

The group completes their experience by spending a weekend with a group of former street kids who did a similar workshop a decade earlier. Now in their 30s, they share their stories with their younger counterparts. Surprising, and often disturbing, parallels emerge between the two groups, along with glimmers of hope for the youth.

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Credits
  • director
    David Finch
    Maureen Marovitch
  • writer
    Maureen Marovitch
  • director of photography
    Rénald Bellemare
    Bill Kerrigan
  • picture editor
    Denise Beaudoin
  • producer
    Dan Emery
    David Finch
    Germaine Ying Gee Wong
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner
    Ravida Din
  • sound recordist
    Kyle Stanfield
    Jean-Denis Daoust
    David Finch
  • musical score
    Martin Tétreault
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • sound design
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • sound mixer
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • workshop participant
    Édith Bergeron
    Marie-Michelle Bergeron
    René Bouffard
    Beat (Brian) Chamberland
    David Déraspe
    Marie-Lou Fréchette
    Jannick Morency
    Dave Zakal
  • participant
    Victor Derry
    Scott Ellis
    Jeanette Embury
    Luc Essiambre
    Harmony Hubert
    Carrie Munshaw
    Randy Rosenberg

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