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eUpdate - October 23, 2017
RYSE Film Festival Celebrates Youth Artists
Support our community's thriving youth film scene
RYSE's 3rd annual youth film festival Truth Be Told: Justice Through My Eyes will take place this Saturday, October 28, at 7pm. This project empowers youth voices and visions through film and will showcase riveting art from young filmmakers speaking their truth of what justice means through their eyes.
I'm proud to be a co-founder of the RYSE Youth Center, the concept for which was developed over a decade ago by a coalition that included RYSE Executive Director Kimberly Aceves and our numerous local youth partners.
Today, the Center is a powerful symbol of what can be achieved when we invest in young people and empower them to lead community-based institutions.
Please join us this Saturday and support this important work!
WHAT: Truth Be Told: Justice Through My Eyes, a festival showcasing youth films (including local filmmakers). WHEN: October 28th, 2017 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM WHERE: East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th St, Richmond, CA 94801 WHO: This is a community event and all are welcome. Since some of the subject matter will touch on sensitive topics, parental guidance is suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children under 13. TICKETS: General Admission is free (limited free tickets, first come first serve). Higher ticket level packages are available and come with exclusive Festival memorabilia , VIP access to the pre-screening reception, and more. Click here for tickets.