Youth Visions 2012

YOUTH VISIONS @ San Diego Latino Film Festival
SATURDAY – MARCH 10th
3:30 PM

Youth Visions 2012

A collection of films from talented, local teen directors !

 

General Audience Screening: 60 min.         Saturday, March 10, 3:30 pm

Special Free Student Outreach Screening:  Thursday, March 15th

Presented by: Neighborhood House Association

MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO is proud to present YOUTH VISIONS 2012 – an eclectic array of socially conscious documentaries and experimental shorts from local teens.  With all the glamour of our guests and the dramatic voices of our film presentations, it’s easy to forget that the festival is MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO’s largest fundraiser for its year round programming that empowers local youth to use digital media technology. We hope that you will come out to support this program of films written, directed, and produced by our youth.

Youth Visions         60 min.         Saturday, March 10, 3:30 pm

A collection of films produced by youth. Youth producers IN PERSON for intros and Q&A after screening.

 

Films to be Screened Include:

NI DE AQUI NI DE ALLA

A young undocumented student talks about her obstacles in pursuit of higher education.

IDENTITY CRISIS

A therapist helps people in trying to understand their undocumented US status.

WE ALL HAVE DREAMS

Representative Filner is using the legislative system to help support the Dream Act. Activist Christian Ramirez talks about the transformation of the Dream Act.

HEY CITY HEIGHTS, WHAT’S EATING YOU?

There are 100,000 to 150,000 children that are obese in San Diego, and local organizations like Speak City Heights are working to change that.

CITY HEIGHTS HOPE

Since 2009, Somalian refugees have run a program called City Heights Hope, to bridge cultural gaps between mothers and daughters.

LOCAL FOOD BANK

The food bank is a non-profit organization that relies upon donations from foundations, individuals, and corporations.

CRAWFORD RALLY

Crawford High School Rally – Fall 2011

MILES AWAY

A young boy deals with moving to a new place.

CHANGE-MOSCO ESPECIAL

This narrative includes graphic animation and original music produced by Summit participants.

DO SOMETHING

A call to action to help address environmental problems.

WASTE WATER, YOU PAY

PSA about conserving water.

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Also featuring stories created by local youth in our partnership with KPBS and the project NOT IN OUR TOWN. Check out their resources for safer environments & inclusive dialogues on the website.

INTERACTIONS FOR PEACE

Eden Steele believes that conflicts can be resolved by the instigators themselves.

THE PEACE PATROL

Taylor talks about when she was a bully and how joining the Peace Patrol changed that.

DIANA CARSON

The story behind Ability Awareness with Diana Carson.

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Media Arts Center San Diego youth media programming is made possible by the following funders:
City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture, California Arts Council – Artists in Schools, Bank of America, KPBS, Qualcomm Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Motorola Mobility Foundation, San Diego Public Library, California State Library, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Weingart Foundation, Leichtag Foundation, California Endowment and Toon Boom.

INFO: 619-230-1938 / www.mediaartscenter.org

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