Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
A single mother struggling to raise her six children while simultaneously qualifying for home ownership receives a helping hand from a former fashion industry executive-turned-community activist in filmmaker Jeffrey M. Togman's though-provoking meditation on the future of urban America. Sheree Farmer lives with her six children on a dead-end Newark street controlled by gangs. Though she longs to escape her violent surroundings, a fight with her daughter Jalishah while working to qualify for a mortgage causes Sheree to lose custody of the young girl to her abusive ex-husband Larry - a violent ex-con and former drug-addict who mercilessly battered Sheree over the course of the couple's tumultuous fifteen-year marriage. Now threatened with the prospect of jail time for hitting her daughter and doubtful that she will be able to meet the rigorous demands required to become a homeowner, Sheree attempts to claim her stake on the American dream while all the while challenging the contemporary views of race and class.
activism, American-dream, daughter, gang-violence, homeowner, house, mortgage, neighborhood, struggle