Trickle Down Town

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies Tacoma
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6:30 PM, Friday, March 29, 2019
Location: Tacoma (click for map)

There are in-depth interviews with homeless people and visits to local homeless camps, including Camp Second Chance in West Seattle. Also shown are people who are working hard to help their homeless neighbors.

The filmmaker, Tomasz Biernacki, says, “I have discovered that most people have uneducated, knee-jerk reactions and false beliefs . . . about the homeless. They see the tents, the RVs, the addicted people who have untreated mental and physical health issues, and instead of doing something to help their neighbors, they degrade, cast away, and add insult to injury. I want people to see that there are concrete, simple steps people can take every day to help the situation. It’s going to have to be a grassroots effort.”

Special Guests: Ryan Mello (Tacoma City Councilman) and Cynthia Stewart (President of Pierce County League of Women Voters)

Release Year: 2018

Running Time: 113 min.

Director: Tomasz Biernacki

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