"The Homestretch" premieres April 14 at 11pm ET on DPTV

"The Homestretch," which is presented by Independent Lens, looks at the lives of three Chicago teens struggling with homelessness and reaching their dreams to succeed past high school. The film also focuses on a number of other dynamic issues – poverty, diversity, etc. – that makes the award-winning documentary a must-watch film. 

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Thousands of students walk hallways, crowd into lunch lines and file classrooms, but one might never guess that several of those children could be homeless. More than 2.5 million children in the United States were homeless at some point in 2013, which breaks down to 1 in 30 children, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness.

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Thanks for joining us at the advanced screening of The Homestretch.  If you missed the screening, you can watch the premiere on DPTV on Tuesday April 14, 11pm. (new time) 

Advanced Screening sponsored by DPTV and Ozone House

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