Seven homeless people share their views on life, art and beauty, as well as their fears and dreams.
For over sixteen years, Todd and Jedd Wider have produced numerous acclaimed documentary films including King's Point, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short, the multiple Primetime Emmy Awarding winning Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God directed by Alex Gibney, the Emmy Award nominated Semper Fi: Always Faithful directed by Rachel Libert and Tony Hardmon, the multiple Emmy Award nominated Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer directed by Alex Gibney, 2008 Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary and 2009 Emmy Award Winner for Best Documentary, Taxi to the Dark Side directed by Alex Gibney, the 2008 Sundance favorite Kicking It broadcast by ESPN, about the Homeless World Cup soccer tournament, the POV film A Dream in Doubt about the first post 9/11 revenge killing, Morgan Spurlock's What Would Jesus Buy? about our obsession with materialism and consumption, the critically acclaimed Beyond Conviction directed by Rachel Libert, about restorative justice and victim-offender mediation in the Pennsylvania prison system, broadcast on MSNBC.
In 2011, Todd and Jedd were each nominated by the Producers Guild of America for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures. The Wider's commitment to social justice through film has been and remains informed by their respective professional endeavors.
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