Laina quit going to school half way through grade 8 and never went back.
She started using drugs and working the streets at a very young age.
When Laina found out she was expecting Mantis everything changed.
ABBOTSFORD SERIES PROJECT IS AN ART/FILM/DESIGN INITIATIVE, PART OF THE HOMELESSNESS ACTION PLAN BY CITY OF ABBOTSFORD, WITH A GOAL TO FOSTER COMMUNITY AWARENESS, DECREASE STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH HOMELESSNESS AND INCREASE UNDERSTANDING OF A COMMUNITY-BASED RESOURCE APPROACH TO HOMELESSNESS.
STORY/SUBJECT: LAINA FASCILLA
PRODUCER: DASA NETIKOVA | DIRECTOR: MATEJ BALAZ | CINEMATOGRAPHY: COLE GRAHAM
COMPOSER: SCOTT CURRIE | EDITOR: MITCH HUTTEMA
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: MIKE CURRIE | STRINGS PLAYER: MATTHEW JANZEN
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