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EVC’s Youth Documentary Workshop January 10th Screening Premiere

Updated: Dec 23, 2021


A Premiere Screening from EVC’s Youth Documentary Workshop January 10, 2011

Shadows of Ignorance – Combining personal stories with historical and contemporary struggles for gay rights, this powerful documentary gives voice to the painful discrimination and in some cases, acceptance, that LGBT youth experience with their friends and family on a daily basis.

Crossing Waters: The Story of Liberian Youth in Staten Island – Relocated to Staten Island after a brutal civil war, Liberian youth and their families find a new set of challenges. EVC youth producers document the Liberians’ struggles to overcome adversity with the support of their local school and community centers, as they heal from the traumas of war and make a new life here. The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting provided mentoring for this project.

When: Monday, January 10 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: Time Warner Screening Room, 10th floor One Time Warner Center (58th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues)

RSVP: Seating is limited! Please email Casey Cordon at or call 212.465.9366 x12

EVC’s Youth Documentary Workshop is a 15-week credit-bearing course that teaches high school students from across New York City to research, shoot, and edit compelling documentaries that examine community and youth-related issues.

Thanks to the following donors for their generous support of EVC and its Youth Documentary Workshop Program: the Brenner Family Foundation, Brightwater Foundation, Ford Foundation, Gerald & Janet Carrus Foundation, HBO, Hyde and Watson Foundation, McCormick Foundation, Milton A. & Roslyn Z. Wolf Family Foundation, National Board of Review, Select Equity, Time Warner Inc, W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation, Wellspring Foundation; and with public support from the National Endowment for the Arts, NYC Department of Education, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, and Summer Youth Employment Program; and individual donors. To make a donation or find out how you can donate, please visit our websiteor call (212) 465-9366 or see our listing at

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