At long last, here is the hour-long Director’s Cut of McCauley: A Caring Community – Conversations on Social Housing. It features more from the people in the short film, as well as a few additional voices, the complete song “Summer” (as the ending song), and a more-in depth look at the important issue of social… Continue reading Director’s Cut: Caring Community Film
Here is the official trailer for McCauley: A Caring Community – Conversations on Social Housing. We’re making final edits to the film and aiming for a December release date.
Brian Mason is the MLA for Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood, as well as the Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation. He took some time out of his busy schedule to discuss McCauley and issues of social housing in the neighbourhood, and throughout the city.
Shauna Forsyth is a McCauley homeowner, part of the Community League, and has family roots in the area.
Mike Van Boom is the Vice President of the McCauley Community League and the Housing Ambassador with the Interfaith Housing Initiative.
Todd Janes is an artist, a McCauley homeowner, and the Chair of the Revitalization Steering Committee.
Jim Gurnett is a former McCauley resident who is a social activist with a passion for housing advocacy.
Teresa Spinelli is the owner and President of The Italian Centre. Her family encompasses three generations of McCauley-ites, and whose generosity is known throughout the city.
Bob McKeon has lived in McCauley for over 35 years, has worked with a variety of initiatives involving housing and social justice, and currently lives in cooperative housing.
I film the Edmonton Homeless Memorial every year, and some of this year’s footage will appear in the film. Below my video that captures the whole event, which honoured the lives of 51 people who died in 2015 as a direct or indirect result of not having a home.