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A coming-of-age story set in Brooklyn, about hope, sisterhood and belonging as three young homeless sisters race against all odds towards a brighter future. A Netflix Original Documentary.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2021
Production country:
Norway
USA
Release date (national):
2021-06-24
Production company:
Sant & Usant AS
Executive producer:
Sam Pollard
Producer:
Anita Rehoff Larsen
Tone Grøttjord-Glenne

Director

  • Corinne van der Borch

    Dutch artist and award-winning documentary filmmaker Corinne van der Borch is based in Brooklyn, where she graduated with an MFA from The School of Visual Arts. Mentored by experimental filmmaker Alan Berliner and the pioneer of Direct Cinema Albert Maysles, her work has screened in Edinburgh, London, Amsterdam, New York and Los Angeles. Her feature length documentary ‘Girl with Black Balloons’, about the oldest living resident of the Chelsea Hotel won the Grand Jury Metropolis prize at DOC NYC in 2011. She created a video-installation for The Dominican Republic for the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014 

    Corinne van der Borch
  • Tone Grøttjord-Glenne

    Tone Grøttjord (b. 1977) was educated at the National Film and Television School in the United Kingdom, graduating in 2003. Her graduation film Brothers (2002) won the Student Award at the Norwegian Documentary Film Festival in Volda in 2003, and also received an Honorary Mention at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad. As of November 2011 Grøttjord works as a producer for the documentary film production company Sant & Usant.

    Tone Grøttjord-Glenne

Festivals

2021:
CPH:DOX
2021:
Tribeca Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Corinne van der Borch
Tone Grøttjord-Glenne
Cinematographer:
Derek Howard
Corinne van der Borch
Editor:
Sloane Klevin, ACE
Andrew Doga
Cheree Dillon
Composer:
Mark Batson
Sound Design:
Veralucia Quipse Chirinos

Technical information

Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
94'
Language:
English

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