Seaman and 207, dir. Sophia Tewa / 78 min / United States
Yacahudah Harrison and his wife Danetia Harrison have chosen to abandon their lives as working people with steady jobs to live on a street corner in upper Manhattan. As gentrification brings in new people, they are sent on a journey of discovery, living and loving out of their van on Seaman Avenue and 207th Street.
Director Biography - Sophia Tewa
A journalist and filmmaker whose work spans documentaries, web series and television, Sophia Tewa tells character-driven stories. Her debut feature film, "The People the Rain Forgot," won the Documentary Award at the 2013 Cinema Film Festival of Hollywood. Recently, she developed an innovative video series for UNICEF. Ms. Tewa has filmed and produced short documentaries for WCBS-TV, the Vineyard Gazette, France Televisions and CNN.com, among others. Ms. Tewa covered news stories for Hearst Newspapers and Time.com and reported on in-depth investigative issues from Kenya, India and France. She holds a master's degree from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.