Watch The Volunteer
- 1 hr 36 min
Feature Narrative starring Aunjanue Ellis, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Hill Harper, Scott Wolf, Noah Gray Cabey, and Mary Beth Hurt. Written and directed by Vicky Wight Produced by Bridget Stokes. After dramatically leaving her successful career, forty something Leigh finds herself wondering if there's more to life, to love, to everything. Overwhelmed by apathy and a vague sense of guilt, she decides to volunteer at a local soup kitchen where, for the first time, she sees how the other half lives. While working at the kitchen, she begins an unexpected and electric affair with a homeless man, Ethan. Almost ten years his senior, Leigh attempts to hide him from her long-time boyfriend, her family and her new co-workers. After a series of troubling encounters, however, she begins to realize Ethan's charm may be masking a troubled past.