Watch a short doc about Florida humanitarian Gloria Lewis’ quest to treat all homeless people with dignity
Los Angeles filmmaker Tony Montana has directed a documentary about Gloria Lewis, a Black humanitarian who has committed to helping the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
When she made Fort Lauderdale her new home, she came to realize that the suffering she witnessed and experienced herself was not unlike what she had already lived through back in Barbados – and others in her community were going through struggles of their own.
HARD TRUTHS directed by Tony Montana
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