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Using two decades of intimate home video, the story of the Sanford family, whose struggles with addiction and gun violence eventually lead to a journey of love, loss, and acceptance.

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Cheryl Sanford ...
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Chris Fedderson ...
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Emmanuel Durant Jr. ...
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Denice Sanford-Durant ...
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Akil 'Smurf' Sanford ...
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Neville Rankin ...
Self (as Neville 'Joe' Rankin)
Anthony Plater ...
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St. James Cashwell ...
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Justin Sanford ...
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Carmen Payne ...
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Faith Sanford ...
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Akil Sanford Jr. ...
Self (as Akil 'Lil Smurf' Sanford Jr.)
Takel Sanford ...
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Eric Mitchell ...
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A.J. Mitchell ...
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Jamail Belton ...
Self (as Jamil 'Woo' Belton)
Ardell Payne ...
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Graylan Hagler ...
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Michael Williamson ...
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Celina Payne ...
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Nathan Hagood ...
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Pat Cresta-Savage ...
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Directed by

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Davy Rothbart

Written by

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Mark Monroe ... (story consultant)
 
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Jennifer Tiexiera ... (written by)

Produced by

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Dan Amorello ... associate producer
Michael B. Clark ... producer
Rachel Dengiz ... producer
Kenneth Ebie ... impact producer
Broderick Johnson ... impact producer
Heidi Nel ... impact producer
Sheila Nevins ... executive producer
Jason Orfanon ... associate producer
Cheryl Sanford ... executive producer
Annette Smith ... associate producer
Paul Smith ... associate producer
Jennifer Tiexiera ... executive producer
Krystal Tingle ... impact producer
Alex Turtletaub ... producer
Marc Turtletaub ... producer

Music by

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Nick Urata

Cinematography by

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Zachary Shields

Film Editing by

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Jennifer Tiexiera

Editorial Department

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Jed Lackritz ... associate editor
Nat Sanders ... sizzle reel editor
Jason Tippet ... additional editor
Chris Tran ... sizzle reel editor

Production Management

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Mike Phillips ... head of finance and physical production

Sound Department

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Taylor Flinn ... dialogue editor
Marc Glassman ... sound effects editor
Derek Vanderhorst ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor

Music Department

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M.F. DiBella ... music supervisor
Jon Ong ... Additional Music
Dan Wilcox ... music supervisor
Ilyse Wolfe Tretter ... music clearance coordinator

Additional Crew

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Tara Christopher ... educational booker
Mandana Massiha ... business and legal affairs: MTV

Thanks

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Aaron Wickenden ... special thanks

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  • 96 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The title of the film refers to the distance in blocks between the home of the family shown and the Capitol building in the center of Washington. See more »

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