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Telling the Story of the Recently-Incarcerated Homeless Through Film

Picture of homeless man.
Neon Flamingo Films
"88 Cents" tells the story of Thomas and the challenges he faces post-incarceration.
Picture of Tyler Pina.
Credit tylerpina.com
Pina is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and owner of Neon Flamingo Films.

After seeing so many homeless in San Francisco, filmmaker Tyler Pina discovered a lot of them had been released from prison with no resources. Pina researched and produced a short film about it titled "88 Cents." The film is currently slated for film festivals internationally.

Tyler Pina is a 2014 Kent State University graduate.