EVC's Throwback Thursday Film Festival

Thu, Jun 4th 2020 at 6:00 PM EDT · By Educational Video Center
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Bored with Netflix while stuck at home? CNN during quarantine driving you nuts?

Join EVC for three evenings of powerful social justice documentaries to support our youth filmmakers.

 

EVC’s Throwback Thursday Film Festival 

Featuring classic youth-produced documentaries followed by a discussion with our alumni filmmakers.

 

May 21st at 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST

Unequal Education: Failing our Children (1992)

A year in the life of two seventh graders in the same Bronx school district-- but worlds apart-- reveals the stark contrast in educational opportunity.

 

May 28th at 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST

Living in Limbo: Youth Out of Work and Out of School (2012)

Five million young people are neither working nor in school. EVC filmmakers document their struggles through the eyes of one young mother in Brooklyn.

 

June 4th at 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST

The War Within: Youth Depression (2008)

Depression is a hidden crisis among young people of color. Through personal stories, this film shares important information and a life-affirming message.


All proceeds will support EVC's Un-Benefit.

If you are interested in learning more about Educational Video Center and our transformational youth media arts programs please visit evc.org.

  

The Educational Video Center is a non-profit youth media organization dedicated to teaching documentary video as a means to develop artistic, critical thinking, and career skills of young people, while nurturing their idealism and commitment to social change.

 
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