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In The Hood

It's a cloudy day on artsy Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and the tall, thirtysomething man in jeans and sweats shuffling up the sidewalk could be any one of its laid-back inhabitants.

The actors, who range from first-timers such as leading man Presley Chweneyagae to Ivy League thespians, mostly wore their own self-styled threads and Converse sneakers. But Hood was careful to create visual contrasts between light and dark, hopeful and desolate.

"The issue for me is not how different people are, but how different their circumstances are," says Hood. "When you strip away all the differences and get down to the core, everyone just wants to be liked and feel needed."
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