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Documentary filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski paints a vivid portrait of American society during and after Barack Obama's tenure in the White House with this intimate study of 10 years in the life of one family in North Philadelphia. Christopher Rainey and his wife Christine'a aka Ma live in a predominantly African-American neighbourhood where poverty is rife and shattered dreams litter the sidewalk. The couple welcome cameras into their home to observe the ebb and flow of the community where Christopher hosts a weekly radio show and helps local youth to channel their energy into music, while Ma works tirelessly at a shelter for abused women. They face numerous trials by fire including their son William's battle to overcome a brain tumour and their daughter Patricia's rehabilitation after she loses an eye from a stray bullet. Despite these setbacks, the Raineys stick closely together, staring in disbelief as Donald Trump's presidential campaign gathers momentum.