FILMS IN ACTION #1: Watch. Write. Read.
Educators and activists using films in creative ways.
Workshop with Power Writers:
Youth at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe watch films on body image and respond with poetry.
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To Be Heard
FILMS IN ACTION #2: Media Literacy in the Barbershop
Educators and Activists using films in creative ways.
CONNECT NYC leads violence prevention workshops with men and boys, and Daralee Vazquez is an educator in Brooklyn -- they teamed up to host a screening of WET DREAMS AND FALSE IMAGES in a barbershop.
(Co-hosted by the barbers featured in the film itself).
BODY TYPED Film Clips:
Winner: Sundance Film Festival - Short Subject Jury Award
Winner: Newport International Film Festival - Best Short Film