Deshawn Brown (Trey)Niquana Clark (Addie)Michael Dew (James)Gabrielle Garcia (Eva)Gilbert Howard (Austin)Claribelle Pagan (Megan)Ebonee Simpson (Marie)Joshua Elijah AdamsAinsley Brownie HenryLee JimenezSetor Attipoe (Jackie)Brian Flora (Bobby)Anatoli Grigoriadou (Jessica)Remy JeremieVincent NoticeTanise Na'ChelleRenata RomainCharly Nicole
Juan Carlos Pineiro Escoriaza
A film about finding hope, written and acted by a group of New York City foster care teenagers from the stories of their lives and directed by first-time director Juan Carlos Pineiro Escoriaza. 'Know How' reveals the dynamic journeys of 5 teenagers confronting the realities of life in and around the NYC foster care system. Using a multi-protagonist structure with songs and music, the narrative film weaves a powerful, eye-opening tale of loss, devastation, struggle, and redemption as each character must learn, must know how, to survive. 'Know How' shines a spotlight on the unseen national crisis that is foster care through the authentic voice and real-life view of those living inside it.