by Louise Zver
Featuring some of the city’s most attractive parks, and others in need of repair, this film documents the importance of open, safe and creative spaces for youth recreation.
Young Girls United
by Hydrea Hankerson, Laquanda Thomas
and Iesha Pridgen
Through step dancing, these young girls find a source of recreation, exercise, friendship and pride.
by Christian Roman
This film reveals a young filmmaker wrestling with the best and worst parts of school. Taking aim at uniforms and meaningless homework, the film leaves audiences hopeful with the powerful memory of a third-grade teacher.
The Good, the Bad, and the Difference
by Bobbi Ann Gabriel and Kirstin O’Hare
Some say graffiti is art, but from the perspective of these young filmmakers, graffiti detracts from the beauty and pleasure of community parks where children play.
by Joan O’Hare and Ashley Marie Roman
This informative film documents the efforts of Allentown community members to keep the city litter-free and exposes some of the common myths about litter.
Answer Me This
by Jasmine Jones and Anthony Jones
This piece asks question after question about the criminalization of students, the state of the facilities, and the lack of basic necessities at Allen High School.
by Zana Zver
Organized cheerleading teams can offer young people a positive form of exercise and community. But, as this film exposes, the high costs of membership are nothing to cheer about. The film raises important questions about who has access to organized afterschool recreation.
The Best Part of Me 2006
Based on poems from The Best Part of Me by Wendy Ewald, this exercise combines illustrations and photographs with real children’s words describing what they love most about themselves.