Texas Focus Film Series: ‘Community First: A Home for the Homeless’
November 1, 2020 to November 6, 2020
About the Event:
A cinematic exploration of the Texas narrative, the Bullock Museum's Texas Focus Film Series highlights stories by, for, and about Texans. As a SXSW Film Festival retrospective, this season's selections highlight stories of unique individuals and their relationship with society.
Enjoy access to a virtual film screening of Layton Blaylock's 2019 documentary film, Community First, A Home for the Homeless. Purchase of a virtual screening ticket will give you access to view the film for 24 hours between November 1 - 6. Enjoy free access to a LIVE conversation with the director, Layton Blaylock, on Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Community First, A Home for the Homeless is a documentary introducing an innovative new model for transforming the lives of homeless people through the power of community. The film tells the story of Community First! Village, a 27 acre, master planned development providing affordable, permanent housing for hundreds of chronically homeless people in Austin, Texas. The Village offers a variety of micro enterprises providing the residents an opportunity to make a dignified income.
Tickets are $5 for this event. Your ticket purchase directly supports the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and educational programming.
Promotional support for the TSHM’s film programs is provided by the Texas Film Commission.Back to the event calendar