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KITS “Best Of” Short Doc Burnt Feathers, Broken Wings to Screen Sunday, Sept 18th at DTLAFF

Doc Written by, Starring Youth in Foster Care Featured at Downtown L.A. Film Festival

Burnt Feathers, Broken Wings, an award-winning Kids In The Spotlight (KITS) short documentary written by and starring KITS youth, will screen at the Downtown L.A. Film Festival on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 10:05 am PST at the Regal LA Live: Theater 12.

Directed by Cady McClain, the 11.5-minute film is billed as an artful look at the trials and triumphs of four diverse girls in the foster system as they struggle with addiction and histories of abuse.

Watch the trailer here

Executive produced by Tige Charity and Kids In The Spotlight, Burnt Feathers, Broken Wings was produced by Cady McClain, Amanda Quinn-Olivar, and Maryvale Group Home, with cinematography by Genaro Marzan and music by Prentice Spry in collaboration with McClain, who also edited the documentary.

The film was written by Katherine B., Madison G., Aneles M., and Jacquline R. Dramatic reenactments were performed by Katherine B., Madison G., Aneles M., Jalynn S., and KITS acting mentor Reggie Gaskins.