Not for Good| 5mins
Director: Greg Villalobos & Lindsay Knight | Producer: Martin Orton
Focus Years: 2008 | Country: United Kingdom
A gripping, real-life story of teenage homelessness as told through the eyes of 16-year-old Jessica from South London in a startling documentary animation. Jessica was kicked out of her home at 16, after a family argument has been housed by the council ever since ... through dark atmospheric animation, she recalls the process of getting her hostel place and paints a grim picture of the reality of a life on benefits in temporary accommodation. Addressing the emotional impact of teenage homelessness, the film was the product of a research project into teenage homelessness conducted by a group of young Londoners.