a documentary feature

Chattanooga’s homeless and those who offer care provide witness in this first documentary by Wes Rehberg that describes the dilemmas of homelessness and the situations homeless persons and caregivers face daily. The 56-minute documentary includes interviews with presently and formerly homeless persons as well as care providers; interventions offered, many faith-based; and first-person descriptions of the difficulties of homelessness. An estimated 4,000 homeless persons are estimated to be passing through or into the Chattanooga, TN, region annually. The film debuted at the city's Memorial Auditorium Community Theater on May 25, 2006 to an audience of 400 persons. A DVD is available via the links below.

FIRST SCENES -- A TRAILER: The documentary opens with a series of clips from interviews with homeless and formerly homeless persons, reproduced below in Flash video format. Run time 4 minutes. Press the left arrow to start.

DONALD RAY SCOTT'S "WILL THIS LOVE LAST?":: Don Scott has been homeless on and off for several years, including the last three years in Chattanooga. In the clip below, he sings on Chattanooga's walking bridge over the Tennessee River, familiarly known as the Walnut Street bridge. Run time: 3 minutes 53 seconds. Press the left arrow to start..

For a Shockwave/Flash player, click here

To purchase a DVD for $19.95, plus shipping, click one of the credit card links.

or at CreateSpace

or at Amazon.com

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