- UK / US
- 1h 38min
- Directed by: Kim Longinotto
- UK release: 6 March 2015
Documentary about Brenda Myers-Powell, whose Dreamcatcher Foundation is a Chicago-based charity that helps women get out of prostitution. Longinotto celebrates her subject with being sycophantic or preachy; the women (and also Myers-Powell's own former pimp, now reformed) tell their tales in their own words, and the result is both humbling and inspiring.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Dreamcatcher2 Mar 2015
Kim Longinotto's documentary shines a light on a truly wonderful woman
Forget all those lycra-clad crime-fighters who constantly jostle for position at the box office, Dreamcatcher is a documentary about a bona fide superhero. By day, Brenda Myers-Powell works with prostitutes in prison and disadvantaged young girls in…
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