Osocio: Stories

New! Visual storytelling. Documentaries. All social.

The Conditioned

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 21-02-2014 22:00 | Stories | Category: Homelessness

Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day. In April 2011, he was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro. Impressed by his poetry and wanting to help him with his dream of publishing a book, she created a Facebook Page to feature Raimundo’s writing. Neither could have expected what happened next.

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Purposely Homeless

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 8-01-2014 15:30 | Stories | Category: Homelessness

This is the story about Richard, a travelling piano tuner who chooses to live outdoors.

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The Truth About Stanley

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 14-12-2013 13:00 | Stories | Category: Homelessness, Poverty

The film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between an old Congolese man and a young runaway, living rough on the streets. It is a story about friendship, loss, and the way in which we choose to deal with personal trauma.

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Rico, a man living on the streets

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 13-12-2013 13:15 | Stories | Category: Homelessness, Poverty

Rico, a man living on the streets, seeks to find forgiveness from his past, and hope for his future.

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