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Keema & Her Pack

A woman’s life is transformed by a chance encounter with a dog

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A MUTUAL RESCUE FILM, 2019

“Until I started working with dogs, I didn’t know what love was.”

— Shakeema Hutcherson

About the Film

The effects of child abuse, poverty, racism and homophobia made it difficult for a young woman to open her heart—until a chance encounter with a dog changed the trajectory of her life.

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Past Film Festivals

Barnard Media Center Nonfiction Shorts Festival

New York, NY
March 26, 2020

Los Angeles Black Film Festival

West Hollywood, CA
February 13–16, 2020

San Diego Black Film Festival

San Diego, CA
January 29–February 2, 2020

Pride Films & Plays Film Festival

Chicago, IL
December 9, 2019
WINNER: BEST FILM, BEST PERFORMANCES

5th Annual New York Dog Film Festivals

New York City, NY
November 8, 2019
Featured in The New York Times

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