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An Alaska Landmine original film: This is Still Anchorage

In the summer of 2019, we produced “This is Anchorage,” a film that explored the growing homelessness problem in Alaska’s largest city. Two years later, the problem remains but has evolved. In March of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Municipality of Anchorage to take drastic action on how the community provides shelter for the homeless. “This is Still Anchorage” explores the aftermath of that decision and shows what homelessness in Anchorage looks like today.

A big thanks to everyone who contributed to the making of this film and to all who participated in it.

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16 days ago

Loved Christopher Incontinent’s comment regarding Jamie Allard.
Always a dig.
Watched the clip. Came away with mentally ill and lazy citizens.
Also loved the 95%of the bikes found in trash cans. Ok.

Jason Alward
16 days ago

Jeff, everyone should watch your video for perspective and excellent job-thx. I worked a parks and rec job during high school and through college(late 80’s-early 90’s) and saw a lot of these things developing even back then. It is really sad to see how the problem has exponentially grown and it isn’t a political or partisan issue. However, our elected leaders need to figure it out. Most of these folks are good people, but the mental/substance abuse issues complicate matters. Let’s not kid ourselves either, as some of these folks are choosing to stay on this path(not saying they chose… Read more »

Rick
15 days ago

I have a hard time believing Democrats actually care about homeless people or poverty.
Feels more like a shameless, political, self righteous launch board.
Rarely speaking with the homeless on an individual level. They’re basically tik tokking the homeless.