Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
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News May 12, 2020
Ramona Diaz talks about her powerful ITVS Open Call and Diversity Development Fund-supported film "Motherland," including how she got through the complicated shoot at the world’s busiest maternity hospital, in Manila.
News April 24, 2020
Two of the filmmakers behind ITVS-supported Survivors reflect back on making a film during the Ebola outbreak in Africa and lessons we can learn during the COVID crisis.
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