Private Project

Moving Home

Who are you and how do you appear to the world when you have been stripped down to nothing? Snatched from her mother's custody on the morning of her 7th birthday, A former Chicago Foster care youth is finally reunited with her mother who was missing. After moving back to Chicago her mother shares she was homeless in Los Angeles, CA for 21 years. This true short documentary shares the life story of how Ginnie McKnight saved her own life from tragedy with Visual art. Moving home explores the impact of foster care, and the complexity of how this mother and daughter have grown to become perfect strangers.

  • Ginnie McKnight
    Director
  • Ginnie McKnight
    Writer
  • Ginnie McKnight
    Producer
  • Ginnie McKnight
    Key Cast
    “Ginnie”
  • Elizabeth McKnight
    Key Cast
    “Mom”
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Martinique, United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4k Digital Coversion of Stills
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • CANNES Film Festival
    Cannes
    France
    May 12, 2018
    France Premiere
Director - Ginnie McKnight