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Streetwise: 30 Years Later, Are We Any Wiser?

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Segments from Saffron

Segments from Saffron


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Happy 2015! Join author/novelist, Jessica Baptiste, for her online radio show, "Segments from Saffron". On the first show, we will be discussing the Oscar-nominated 1985 documentary, "Streetwise". This gritty and poignant documentary follows the lives of runaway children on the streets of 1980s Seattle, and their struggles to survive. The film's director, Martin Bell, and is legendary photographer wife, Mary Ellen Mark are now filming a follow-up film on the original films subjects. Beth, creator and moderator for the Streetwise Facebook page will be joining in on the discussion. Are runaway children still running? Has teenage crime and drug-use still a major problem? And whatever happened to the Streetwise kids? Tune In...