One of the goals of the
short film series is to help "
change the lens"
on how youth of color, especially black boys, are viewed, portrayed and treated in America. We simply do not accept that
are treated more harshly by our education and judicial systems while receiving fewer opportunities to excel.
Complimented by our
online interview series
On the Loudspeaker
TEACHED short films
examine the causes and consequences of race-based inequality while highlighting the potential of what
Please help us spread the word about these upcoming
- United Nations Association Film Festival
Oct. 26, 3:00 pm East Palo Alto
This program includes a screening of
and a panel discussion "
At the Crossroads of Civil Rights" with Director Kelly Amis.
The event is free to students and teachers (but open to all). Details
- Napa Valley Film Festival
Nov. 9-13, Napa Valley
Don't miss Think of Calvin, featured in Documentary Shorts Program #2, which is screening four times during the festival always followed by directors' Q&A. This is our third appearance at NVFF and we are truly grateful for its support of TEACHED (and independent filmmaking generally). Festival passes available here; tickets will also be available at the door.
- Georgetown University: Changing the Lens on African American Boys
Nov. 17, Georgetown Campus
- Fulbright Private Screening
will be featured at the
Fulbright Association's 39th Annual Conference
next month. If you are a Fulbright alum, be sure to attend (and give us a shout-out on Facebook or Twitter).