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Hard Times: Lost on Long Island

Duration :

54

Summary: The realities of long-term unemployment have hit hard on Long Island, where countless residents have lost their jobs in the Great Recession. From Emmy(R)-winning filmmakers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson comes this documentary that chronicles the growing difficulties and despair as several suburban men and women search in vain for employment, their dignity eroding and their plight ignored. Filmed primarily on Long Island--the birthplace of the post-WWII suburban American Dream--the film documents the challenges and frustrations they face as the representatives of an alarming crisis. (TVPG) (AC,AL)

PRODUCER : Marc Levin,Daphne Pinkerson,Sheila Nevins

DIRECTOR : Marc Levin

Genre : Documentary