WE STAY IN THE HOUSE Spotlight on the Hindsight Project


World Premiere

Following the screening, watch a special conversation with Amman Abbasi (UDAAN), Arleen Cruz (FOOD FOR THE POOR), Dilsey Davis (NOW LET US SING), Anissa Latham (MISSING MAGIC), Zac Manuel (THIS BODY), Kiyoko McCrae (WE STAY IN THE HOUSE) moderated by AFI Festivals Senior Programmer Ken Jacobson.

This documentary follows a group of New Orleans mothers as they struggle to care for their families and themselves throughout the pandemic. Utilizing video diaries, it provides an intimate portrait of mothering during a time of crisis.

Continue the conversation on DOCS Connect with filmmakers and audience members, here.

Kiyoko McCrae is a Japanese-American filmmaker and Director of Documentary Programming and Filmmaker Labs at the New Orleans Film Society. Films include ARTIST IN EXILE, COME HOME and BLACK BACK. She is currently developing her first feature documentary, WITHIN, WITHIN, with support from CAAM and SDF.

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Country: USA

Year: 2021

Director: Kiyoko McCrae

Producers: Kiyoko McCrae, Eritria Pitts

Director of Photography: Bron Moyi

Editor: Kiyoko McCrae

Music: Peter J Bowling

Featuring: Ashleigh Branch, Kiyoko McCrae, Lauren Turner, Tiffany Vega-Gibson, Ava Branch, Aubrey Branch, Frankie Branch, Austyn Hines, Elijah Hines, Nia Hines, Koji Foster, Manami Foster, Miles Gibson

Running Time (minutes): 15

Language: English

Accessibility: Closed Captions Available