Eastside Stories

Each year, dozens of kids end up in the Downtown Eastside. This episode explores the stories and passions of Vancouver’s street youth.

In this episode, residents give perspective on the ever-changing face of the Downtown Eastside, and the concept and importance of “home.”

Illustrator Lauren Brem captures the stories behind the faces on her sketch-pad in this documentary that chronicles the spirit and struggles of the residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Music composed by Georges Couling of Knuckleduster Music.