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December 2013Vol. 14, No. 9Film Highlights Group Homes for At-Risk Youth

A recent Sundance Film Festival winner focuses on the world of group homes for at-risk teens. The feature film grew out of a 20-minute short film based on the writer/director's experiences as a staff member at a residential facility for youth. "Short Term 12" features Grace, the lead supervisor, and her staff in their daily work with youth.

"Short Term 12," written and directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, is currently playing at select theaters and will expand to more theaters throughout the country in the coming weeks.

For more information about the film, to view the trailer, or hear the soundtrack, visit the film's website:

To see if the film is playing in your city, check out the show time information: