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American Vagabond

American Vagabond

Directors: Susanna Helke
Finland and Denmark / USA
85 min
ReelWomen
Out-Look
Docufest

Synopsis:
Growing up gay in a family and a community that refuse to accept him for who he is, James leaves his hometown for San Francisco. Moving with his boyfriend Tyler, James imagines easily finding a home in the world’s gay Mecca, but without jobs they end up living among the city's sizable community of homeless queer youth. Both stylized and deeply personal, this moving documentary provides an intimate portrait of its subjects' joys and struggles.

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Susanna Helke

Biography

orders of documentary and fiction, observational and reenacted documentary. DIRECTOR’S SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY PLAYGROUND (2010), 30 MIN, DOC ALONG THE ROAD LITTLE CHILD (2005), 79 MIN, DOC * THE IDLE ONES (2001), 78 MIN, DOC * SOUPDEALER’S SUNDAY (1998), 25 MIN DOC * WHITE SKY (1998), 54 MIN, DOC * THE SIN (1998), 36 MIN, DOC * *CO-DIRECTED WITH VIRPI SUUTARI

Sponsors
Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation