In Marin County the Mill Valley Film Fest is underway. It opens Thursday October 2, and this week we're featuring some of the many local documentary makers in this year’s program.
Today, we explore the film FREE, which follows young dance students at Destiny Arts in Oakland as they navigate harsh realities like abuse, violence, suicide attempts, and absent parents, all while preparing for a big dance performance that compels them to express their innermost fears. Director Suzanne Lafetra came to the studio, to talk about the film. A note to our listeners, this interview contains a description rape.