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  The best portrait photography is about connection; it’s about breaking through social and cultural barriers that divide us and searching for something universally human within another’s eyes. And yet, we are surrounded by photographs of homeless people that portray them as less than human; too often, they are shot without dignity or respect. These images fail to recognize the homeless as individuals with stories as complex and unknowable as our ... Read More
As if you didn't already love this celebrated funnydude, Galifianakis has gone and proved himself the biggest sweetheart in Hollywood. At tonight's premiere of The Hangover III, the comedian will be escorted by Elizabeth "Mimi" Haist, a woman he rescued from homelessness two years ago. Although she's accompanied Galifianakis to premieres in the past, we've now got the lowdown on the details of their friendship.It all started when Galifianakis moved to Los ... Read More
After Rachel Fleischer graduated from college she took out a loan for a video camera, and took to roaming the streets to create a project she was sincere about filming.  She would dedicate the next four years of her life to documenting the lives of homeless people on the streets of Los Angeles.  Through her very personal and compassionate documentary, Without a Home, she gives some of the people she met a chance to tell their stories honestly.  ... Read More