The Road to Nickelsville
CAST: Helen Halpert, Devynn Hannahs, Matt Hannahs DIRECTOR: Derek Armstrong McNeill MEANINGFUL MOVIES
The residents of Nickelsville, an organized homeless encampment in Seattle Washington, share how they became homeless; caution how quickly it can happen, and how they persevere. Director of the Low Income Housing Institute, and a district court judge who presides over child custody cases involving homeless families, provide institutional context.
Derek McNeil’s ‘The Road To Nickelsville’ is a harsh testimony about the way society has come to treat its disadvantaged individuals and a powerful signal of awareness.The Monthly Film Festival