Carissa

Carissa
23:00 | 2008

Categories: Biography, Shorts, Festivals

Last year, Carissa Phelps graduated with both a law degree and an MBA from UCLA. But when she was 12, she was homeless and forced into prostitution in Fresno. This documentary short takes us on Carissa's inspirational journey.

CARISSA has won jury prizes at several film festivals and was featured in USA Today and on Good Morning America. The film is also Executive Produced by Davis Guggenheim, the Academy Award-winning director of "An Inconvenient Truth" and Jamie McCourt, Owner and President of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and sponsored by Virgin Mobile and the Los Angeles Dodgers Dream Foundation.

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Barbara Lenič
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April 12, 2015
A
inspiring¨!
Angie Eddings
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February 24, 2015
I hope we can make sure that our children become as successful as Carissa. And not end up on the streets.
Stacie Ratliff
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August 22, 2014
B+
Rye Kavanagh
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June 22, 2014
A
jim cameron User
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June 5, 2014
B-
Omar Bond
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May 31, 2014
A
Major Brown
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May 29, 2014
A
Steve Parker
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May 9, 2014
A
Roger Beeman
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May 8, 2014
A+