Real Change

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Published on April 23, 2016

Life in tent encampments, vehicles, motels, and storage units – REAL CHANGE focuses on four men who sell Real Change News, a street newspaper in Seattle. Follow ROBERT, GEORGE, DANIEL, and BUDDY as they navigate the less visible side of homelessness in America. Despite their struggles, they persevere. Each sells newspapers to get by.
Director / Cinematographer
Adam Michael Becker
Editor
Jared Richard
Music Composers
Aron Forbes
Chris Spilfogel
Producer
Alex Becker
Cast (Subjects)
Buddy McArdle
Daniel Anderson
George Sidwell
Robert Bennett
-AWARDS-
*BEST DOCUMENTARY @ NEW ENGLAND UNDERGROUND
*BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT @ DIY FILM FESTIVAL
*BRONZE JURY PRIZE @ SEATTLE SOCIAL JUSTICE
*BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY @ LA ART HOUSE
*3rd PLACE AWARD from Jail Education Solutions @ CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL CHANGE
*NOMINATED FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY @MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
*VIMEO STAFF PICK
-REVIEWS-
“Poignant and Disturbing”
“Living the American Nightmare”
-Phil Hall, Film Threat
“What was so interesting about this film were the shots…”
-Kelly Bader, SBCC Film Reviews
-LINKS-
Watch the trailer and get up to date theatrical/festival screening info:
vimeo.com/beckervisuals/realchangetrailer
Learn more about the film:
beckervisuals.com/portfolio/real-change/
Learn more about Real Change News:
realchangenews.org
Produced in collaboration with the Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project, Seattle Washington
FESTIVALS:
*Official Selection CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection HUMBOLDT FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection SPOKANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection VISIONFEST (2014)
*Official Selection BARE BONES FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL CHANGE FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection SEATTLE SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection SEATTLE TRUE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection NEW ENGLAND UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection EUGENE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL(2013)
*Official Selection FLINT FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection INDIE FEST USA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (2013
*Official Selection MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection DIY FILM FESTIVAL (2014)
*Official Selection LA ART HOUSE FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection BOLDERLIFE FILM FESTIVAL (2013)
*Official Selection PRAXIS FILM FESTIVAL (2014)

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