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For nearly 30 years, EVC has been supporting the youth of our city making sure that their their voices are heard. Today is Giving Tuesday. To make a contribution to EVC today and throughout the season of giving, click here.
As we prepare for our milestone 30th anniversary, EVC is proud to be recognized as an international leader in youth media. This month, EVC staff presented on panels and discussions from Philly to Doha!
We are thrilled that Academy Award-winning director/writer Andrea Arnold visited EVC and presented her film in our afterschool Youth Doc Workshop. Arnold is currently the 2013 Filmmaker-In-Residence at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Mon, Nov 4: "Under 21" Screening & Discussion for Educators at LIU Teacher Resource Center - Brooklyn Campus
Join us for this powerful program that provides the youth perspective on Underage Drinking, with a post-screening discussion featuring EVC’s Youth Producers. Attendees will receive a short version of the film to use in future classes. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thurs, Oct. 28.
WHEN: 4:30pm, Monday, November 4
WHERE: Teacher Resource Center @ Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus, 9 Hanover Pl (b/t Fulton & Livingston Sts)
We are pleased to announce EVC has moved its offices to City-As-School HS in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan.
THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED - Stay tuned for a free upcoming screening of two EVC youth documentaries, followed by discussion with EVC's Youth Speakers Bureau.
Mon, Sept 23: EVC's "Under 21" screening at Harlem/Washington Heights Education Film Screening & Community Discussion Series
EVC is proud that our film "Under 21" will be screening as part of the Social & Emotional Success Dialogue event, "UNderstanding Substance Abuse Among Our Youth" on Monday, September 23, 2013 from :30 - 8:00pm at the A.M.E. Zion Church on the Hill, located at 2005 Amsterdam Avenue, 2nd Floor - Community Room. Youth Producer Raelene Holmes will be part of a community panel. See you there!
EVC is now accepting applications for our signature program, Youth Documentary Workshop (YDW), which celebrates its 30th anniversary this fall. Interviews will be held during the week of September 16th, 2013. For more information and an application, please contact the Youth Documentary Workshop Co-Directors at email@example.com.
EVC is proud to announce that our fall 2012 documentary, BREATHING EASY, has been selected by the David J. Sencer CDC Museum and CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity to be part of the upcoming exhibition Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America.
EVC's Summer Youth Documentary Workshop producers premiered four new short documentaries this month at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus.
Running Time: 27 minutes
Depression is a hidden crisis among young people of color, one that impacts their families, schools and communities. Too often, there is a stigma and a sense of denial associated with depression.
Running Time: 21:32
EVC's youth filmmakers explore powerful stories of gentrification and change in their own Bronx and Brooklyn neighborhoods.
Running Time: 23:00
EVC's Youth Documentary Workshop turn their cameras on the problem of drugs and incarceration in our communities – its impact on young people, their families, and communities.
Running Time: 23 minutes
This Documentary Workshop new release takes a fresh look at the prevalence of sexual assault in our contemporary society. Shocked by the statistic that more than half of all rapes happen to people under 18, student producers search for the roots of the violence.
Running Time: Full Version 50 min; Classroom Version 11 min
Still Standing is an intimate portrayal of the challenges faced by Katrina survivors as they rebuild their lives in New York City and in New Orleans. It puts a human face to the stories of corruption and incompetence that jeopardize the lives of Katrina survivors after the storm.