Why Can't We Be a Family Again?

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Why Can't We Be a Family Again? is a documentary short film that was released in 2002. The short was narrated by Ossie Davis and was nominated for an Academy Award for documentary short the same year. The short is about two brothers from Brooklyn who are living with their grandmother, since their mother is addicted to drugs. When the boys finds out that mother is getting clean and wants to be a part of their lives, they are uneasy. The short documentary shows the harsh realities of what drug use can do and the effects it has on a family. It's deep and makes viewers think.

2002 | 27 min | 7.3/10
Ossie Davis
Murray Nossel Roger Weisberg
Produced By
Deborah Clancy Murray Nossel Julie Sacks Roger Weisberg
Why Can't We Be a Family Again?
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