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Redemption

Author: Films Media Group,; Home Box Office (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Home Box Office (Firm), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2013] 2016. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Redemption follows a cast of characters from the five boroughs of NYC as they scrape together a living - five cents at a time. Emmy® - winning filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill follow several men and women over the course of a year, providing a poignant glimpse into the daily lives and struggles of those who scavenge the city's garbage cans and recycling bins. This documentary highlights the sense of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; Home Box Office (Firm)
OCLC Number: 956351937
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Home Box Office (Firm), 2013.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on April 05, 2016.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, July 2, 2016).
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (35 min., 36 sec.)) : color and sound
Contents: Canning to Survive (2:43) --
Cans Equal Money (1:55) --
Elderly and Unemployed (2:00) --
Redemption Center (4:15) --
Canning Community (4:20) --
Chinatown Redemption Center (3:45) --
Immigrant Workers Hit the Streets (2:58) --
Unlikely Friendship (3:46) --
Family Support (4:26) --
Canning Life (2:12) --
Credits: Redemption (1:31).
Responsibility: Home Box Office (Firm).

Abstract:

Redemption follows a cast of characters from the five boroughs of NYC as they scrape together a living - five cents at a time. Emmy® - winning filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill follow several men and women over the course of a year, providing a poignant glimpse into the daily lives and struggles of those who scavenge the city's garbage cans and recycling bins. This documentary highlights the sense of community among the canners, many of whom have spent a decade working beside each other on the sidewalks, shunned by most New Yorkers and underserved by social services. Despite the numbing work and long hours, they maintain their pride, insisting "It's honorable work, no matter what people say.

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