I worked on this with some friends I met when I was billeted in Savannah, while I was stationed at Tybee Island, USCG station. The producers of this film short were students at Savannah College of Art and Design.
Homes are many things to many people: the repository of memories good and bad; the shelter that sustains us, shields us when we are laid bare; it is indeed a component at the core of our very being. The stories told within these many walls are numerous, frivolous, poignant and incredible.
It was the late 1970's and America needed a booster shot. After the underwhelming presidency of Jimmy Carter and the American military's extended occupancy in Vietnam, some felt that a more conservative revolution was in order.
I don't have one. Those of my Baby Boomer Generation were taught that they were ugly and a form of self-abuse. Only sailors or roughnecks had them. The women who did were supposed to be circus performers or other "low" forms of society in the female side.