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KERA's One Crisis Away project focuses on North Texans living on the financial edge.

'American Winter' Documentary Examines Poverty Crisis

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How are families around the country dealing with asset poverty? As part of KERA's new multimedia initiative called One Crisis Away, Krys Boyd talked with filmmaker Harry Gantz, director of the documentary American Winter, which looks at families struggling to make it in Portland, Oregon.

Gantz will screen the film at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas on Nov. 18 (reserve tickets here).

Check out a a preview of American Winter here:

http://youtu.be/wJJR3lG72AA