WE STAY IN THE HOUSE

Directed by Kiyoko McCrae

Filmmaker Kiyoko McCrae follows mothers who have to balance working from home with taking care of their children. This work-in-progress cut of McCrae’s personal documentary perfectly captures the toll the pandemic has had on parents this past year.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. 

About the filmmaker: Kiyoko McCrae is a Japanese-American film and theater director. Theater directing credits include Breaking the Thermometer to Hide the Fever, commissioned by Duke Performances, The Uninvited and Big Easy Theater award winner, The Stranger Disease by Goat in the Road Productions and Landscape with Figures with Andrew Ondrejcak at CAC New Orleans. Her short film Black Back won the audience award for Best Louisiana Short at the 2018 New Orleans Film Festival and her most recent film Artist in Exile was supported by the New Orleans Tricentennial Story Incubator. She is also currently developing her first feature documentary, Within, Within, with support from CAAM and Southern Documentary Fund. Her work can be found at kiyokomccrae.com

Photo by Aubrey Edwards 

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