Distributor:  MediaStorm
Length:  11 minutes
Date:  2007
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Grade level: 7-12, college, adults
Color/BW:  Color / Black and White
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Finding the Way Home

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Two years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana, photojournalist Brenda Ann Kenneally returns to find those who are headed home. Amid jobs lost, communities scattered, and houses destroyed, what does it take to rebuild a life?

Finding the Way Home

Photojournalist Brenda Ann Kenneally travels to Louisiana two years after the storm to document the difficult process of returning home. In personal accounts of families' struggles, Kenneally charts the emotional toll of so much loss, and shows what it takes to patch together a new life.

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Awards

Webby Year: 2008 Place: Winner Category: News & Politics: Individual Episode

Citation

Main credits

Kenneally, Brenda Ann (filmmaker)
Kenneally, Brenda Ann (photographer)
Maierson, Eric (film producer)

Other credits

Photography and video, Brenda Ann Kenneally; cinematography by Taylor Gentry; original music by Ben Schmidt.


Distributor credits

Brian Storm

Photography & Video: Brenda Ann Kenneally
Producer: Brian Storm, Eric Maierson
Assistant Producer: Robert Browman
Production Assistance: Denise Ofelia Mangen
Digital Imaging: Pamela Chen
Scanning: April Bisner, Deb Dutcher, A. Akari Hashimura, Deneka Peniston
Director and Executive Producer: Brian Storm

Docuseek2 subjects

Sociology

Distributor subjects

African American Studies, American Studies, U.S. History, Children & Youth studies, Family issues, Hurricane Katrina, Environment, Economic Anthropology, Sociology, poverty
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