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Homeless (2021) – a powerful film inspired by real-life events

“Homeless” is a short film that raises awareness about the increasing problem of homelessness in America. Steve is a homeless man down-on-his-luck, who while looking for a job, comes across a friendly shop owner and an aspiring nurse who try to help. Inspired by real-life events, this short film highlights the struggles of homeless people and the urgent need for effective support and intervention programs. Filmed in the backdrop of New York City.

Directed by Luciana Faulhaber.
Featuring actors Javier E. Gomez, Luciana Faulhaber, Jason Nguyen-Valentin, Juan Villareal, Jules Rico, Tony D’Anzica and Rustam Salikhov. Cinematographer: Michelle McCabe.
Sound Design: Jonah Blaser.
Featuring songs by Roger O. Maldonado and Silverio Pérez.

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There is a direct correlation between what the general public perceives about homelessness and how it affects policy change. Most people blame homelessness on the person experiencing it instead of the increasing shortage of affordable housing, lack of employment, childhood trauma, lack of a living wage, or the countless reasons that put a person at risk. This lack of understanding creates a dangerous cycle of misperception that leads to the inability to effectively address the root causes of homelessness.

We imagine a world where everyone has a place to call home. Each day, we work to fight homelessness by giving it a face while educating individuals about the systemic issues that contribute to its existence. Through storytelling, education, news, and activism, we are changing the narrative on homelessness.

This isn’t just talk. Each year, our groundbreaking educational content reaches more than a billion people across the globe. Our real and unfiltered stories of homelessness shatter stereotypes, demand attention and deliver a call-to-action that is being answered by governments, major brands, nonprofit organizations, and everyday citizens just like you.

However, there is more work to be done on the road ahead. Homelessness is undoubtedly one of our biggest societal issues today and will only continue to grow if we don’t take action now.

Invisible People is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about homelessness through innovative storytelling, news, and advocacy. Since our launch in 2008, Invisible People has become a pioneer and trusted resource for inspiring action and raising awareness in support of advocacy, policy change and thoughtful dialogue around poverty in North America and the United Kingdom.


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