Press Releases for The Homestretch

  1. Independent Lens Wins News Emmy for The Homestretch

    September 23, 2016

    Independent Lens Wins News and Documentary Emmy® Award for The Homestretch(San Francisco, CA) September 22, 2016—Independent Lens is pleased to announce that the series has been honored with a News and Documentary Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The Homestretch, directed by Anne de Mare and Kirsten

  2. The Homestretch Premieres on Independent Lens April 13, 2015, on PBS

    January 8, 2014

    (San Francisco, CA) — The Homestretch follows three remarkable homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a more stable future. Each of these smart, resilient teenagers – Roque, Kasey, and Anthony – challenge stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while coping with the trauma of being alone and