Lead Me Home

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Lead Me Home
Promotional poster
Directed byPedro Kos
Jon Shenk
Produced by
  • Richard Berge
  • Bonni Cohen
  • Serin Marshall
StarringAmaree McKenstry-Hall
CinematographyJon Shenk
Edited byDon Bernier
Pedro Kos
Music byGil Talmi
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
November 30, 2021
Running time
39 minutes
CountryUnited States

Lead Me Home is a 2021 American short documentary film made for Netflix and directed by Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk.[1] It was nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 94th Academy Awards.[2]


The film follows several homeless people living on the streets of the West Coast of the United States.[3][4]

Release and reception[edit]

The film was released on November 30, 2021.[5]

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a 100% approval rating based on 5 reviews.[6]


  1. ^ "Watch Lead Me Home | Netflix Official Site". www.netflix.com. Retrieved 2021-12-15.
  2. ^ "Oscars Nominations 2022 —— Full List of Nominees". Deadline. February 8, 2022.
  3. ^ "'Lead Me Home' Netflix Review: Stream It Or Skip It?". Retrieved 2021-12-15.
  4. ^ Morfoot, Addie (2021-12-02). "Netflix Scoops Up 'Three Songs for Benazir' for Doc Shorts Slate (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2021-12-15.
  5. ^ M, Jeffrey; erson (2021-11-29). "Netflix doc 'Lead Me Home' gets to the heart of homelessness in SF and other cities". The San Francisco Examiner. Retrieved 2021-12-15.
  6. ^ "Lead Me Home - Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 9, 2022.

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