Kiyoko McCrae is a Japanese-American filmmaker and Director of Documentary Programming and Filmmaker Labs at the New Orleans Film Society. Films include ARTIST IN EXILE, COME HOME and BLACK BACK. She is currently developing her first feature documentary, WITHIN, WITHIN, with support from CAAM and SDF.
We Stay In the House provides an intimate portrait of four mothers in New Orleans as they struggle to care for their families and themselves throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Between taking care of their children, finding time to work, and coping with personal loss and health crises, these women’s’ stories represent the lived realities of millions of mothers in America.