17 BlocksUnited States, 2019, 96 min, Colour
In 1999, nine-year-old Emmanuel Durant and his family began filming their daily lives in America’s most dangerous neighborhood — just 17 blocks behind the U.S. Capitol. They've been filming ever since. Spanning two decades, 17 BLOCKS illuminates a nation's ongoing crisis through one family's raw, stirring, and deeply personal saga.
Producers:Alex Turtletaub,Michael Clark,Marc Turtletaub,Rachel Dengiz,Davy Rothbart
Davy Rothbart is a journalist, bestselling author, Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker, creator of Found Magazine, and contributor to public radio's This American Life. His latest documentary, Medora, aired on PBS and won a 2015 Emmy® News & Documentary Award. He's the founder of Washington To Washington, an annual hiking trip for city kids.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
United States, 2019, Tribeca FF, Best Editing
Tribeca FF, United States 2019 - Best Editing
Israel, 2019, DocAviv FF,
DocAviv FF, Israel 2019 -
Czech Republic, 2019, Karlovy Vary IFF,
Karlovy Vary IFF, Czech Republic 2019 -
United States, 2019, SFDocFest ,
SFDocFest , United States 2019 -