EVC’s Throwback Thursday Film Festival
Join us for three evenings of powerful social justice documentaries to support our youth filmmakers as they share stories about the issues that shape their lives. Featuring some of EVC’s classic youth-produced documentaries on timely topics of education, unemployment and mental health, 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 message of life-affirming hope.