When LIVING IN A CAR is Your Last Choice: “Mobile” a Social Impact Film

Featured Video Play Icon

Like many people trying to survive the pandemic, Lydia’s income was cut. After being evicted for her inability to pay rent, Lydia attempts to stay with friends but finds that living in her car is her only choice. Lydia struggles to figure out what to do next and stay safe while keeping a sense of normalcy working as a rideshare driver in Los Angeles. Finding a safe place to park at night proves challenging until Lydia meets an unexpected ally who shows her kindness. Mobile is a short film based on true life events telling the story of a growing population forced into mobile homelessness. Your voice can help end homelessness. If we do not fix the affordable housing crisis, homelessness will continue to get worse. Click here https://invisiblepeople.tv/getinvolved to tweet, email, call, or Facebook your federal and state legislators to tell them ending homelessness and creating more affordable housing is a priority to you.

Read ‘Mobile’ Review By Woman Experiencing Vehicular Homelessness 

Award Winner Film in Focus 2023 1Semi Finalist Austin International Art Festival 2023 2 Semi Finalist San Francisco Arthouse Short Festival 2023


Directed by:
Luciana Faulhaber

Written by :
Luciana Faulhaber
Ben Meredith

Executive Producers:
Mark Horvath
Luciana Faulhaber
Javier E. Gomez

Produced by:
Luciana Faulhaber
Ben Meredith

Associate Producer:
Jaclyn Amor

Cast (In Order of Appearance)

Lydia Luciana Faulhaber
Karen Amy Schumacher
Mr. Lee Victor Chi
Steph Brie Eley
Evan Mike Heslin
Ethan Nic Wilson
Male 1 Kevin Brennan
Male 2 Eddie Ruiz
Claudia Charisse Woodall
Rider Dawn Anderson
Martin Tom Malloy

Director of Photography:
Ben Meredith

Assistant Director:
Jaclyn Amor

Edited by:
Ben Meredith

Sound Recordist:
Suzan Jones

Sound Mix:
Taylor Finnigan

Austin Bonang

Production Assistant:
Teddy De Marco

Mobile was produced by a partnership between Invisible People and High-Toned Entertainment.

IP 19 Logo Icon crop

Invisible People


We imagine a world where everyone has a place to call home. Until then, we strive to be the most trusted source for homelessness news, education and advocacy.

Related Topics

Get the Invisible People newsletter


homeless woman in Grants Pass


Police Force Homeless Man To Relocate Twice In 24 Hours


80-year-old Woman Homeless in Sad Diego

Miss Katie

Homeless man, in Manchester, New Hampshire, freezing from the cold weather



Criminalization means using fines and arrests to address homelessness

Thousands Oppose Using Arrests and Fines to Address Homelessness 

Homelessness is a policy choice, not a personal choice

Homelessness Is A Policy Choice, Not a Personal Choice

seniors are at greater risk of homelessness in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Acknowledges Record-Breaking Number of Seniors Living Below the Poverty Line

young veterans more likely to experience homelessness

Why Young Veterans Face a Mounting Risk of Homelessness

Get the Invisible People newsletter