Currently in production, HOME GAME is a feature length documentary about a New York City soccer team

comprised of homeless men. At a homeless shelter on Wards Island, the players comes together each week to play

soccer with the hope of re-integratinginto society, obtaining a job, and moving out of the shelter.


HOME GAME will explore the lives of three players and how the organization, Street Soccer USA, uses soccer as a

way to create positive changes in peoples’ lives. In our society, it is common to make negative generalizations

about homeless people. Yet, HOME GAME will give people a new and different view on why some individuals

arehomeless, what they do each day, and what some will go through in order to recover.


The documentary follows the lives of individual players off the field as the work to find a job and move out of the


Suzannah Herbert