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WATCH: Documentary profiling Vancouver Islander aims to connect homeless with broader society

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A Victoria-based organization, aiming to connect the homeless community to broader society through the power of storytelling, has created a mini-documentary profiling a resident of Beacon Hill Park. Marko Curuvija, founder of The Existence Project, acknowledges the divisiveness of homelessness in Victoria, but hopes the 20-minute documentary can invoke a sense of empathy for viewers. The documentary profiles Shae Smith, who runs a Twitter account called Humans of Beacon Hill Park and produces a podcast discussing homelessness in Victoria. Curuvija said he also hopes the documentary can help viewers see that providing housing for all is a solution that benefits...

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