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A Brownsville Story
A Brownsville Story - Brownsville Community Justice Center.
4:50

A Brownsville Story

by Ray Graham, Brownsville Community Justice Center.
In A Brownsville Story, filmmaker Ray Graham sets out to show the positive side of his neighborhood, Brownsville. Through interviews with community members Graham explores themes of community and positivity.
Teaching artist: Jay Corcoran
Mentor: Tony Ducret & Bilal Ndongo

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Aftermath: Atlantic Yards
Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies
22:57

Aftermath: Atlantic Yards

by Jonathan Diaz, Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies.
An academic piece that explores the effects of gentrification on local communities in Brooklyn.
Teaching Artist: Chris O’Falt
BCS Teacher: Molly Gia Foresta
Mentor: Alissa Cherry

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Beautiful Now
Beautiful Now - Berkeley Carroll
6:42

Beautiful Now

By Lucy Capello, Xinyi Liu, Gretchen Meyer, Itiah Pierce, Felix Pilkington & Sabrina Quintanilla
Beautiful Now is an academic piece by students from Berkeley Carroll that explores the ways notions of beauty impact young women.
Teaching Artist: Chris O’Falt
BC Teacher: Ernestine Heldring
Mentors: Sylvia Koopman, Charlotte Eggink, & Alissa Cherry

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Hidden Stories
Hidden Stories - Berkeley Carroll
6:19

Hidden Stories

by Maxwell Chase Pisano, Alexandra Pachter, Rasheed Evelyn, Zachary Pepere, Tristan Gillia & Zlijun Zhang, Berkeley Carroll.
Hidden Stories explores the subtle, and not so subtle, differences in treatment by students and staff of individuals who hold different positions at Berkeley Carroll. Through interviews students examine issues of equity and respect.
Teaching Artist: Chris O’Falt
BC Teacher: Ernestine Heldring
Mentors: Sylvia Koopman, Charlotte Eggink, & Alissa Cherry

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Jeff’s Reality
Jeff’s Reality - Brownsville Community Justice Center.
7:27

Jeff’s Reality

by Jeff Cantave, Brownsville Community Justice Center.
Filmmaker Jeff Cantave looks at his fantasies, his reality and shows how he is shaping his future reality.
Teaching Artist: Jay Corcoran
Mentors: Willow O’Feral & Bilal Ndongo

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Selfies!
Selfies! - Brownsville Community Justice Center.
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Selfies!

by Marjorie Trotman, Brownsville Community Justice Center.
Filmmaker Marjorie Trotman shows that taking selfies can be a great way to spend time and to hold onto memories.
Teaching Artist: Jay Corcoran
Mentors: Megan Rossman & Bilal Ndongo

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Smokers Anonymous
Smokers Anonymous - Berkeley Carroll
8:08

Smokers Anonymous

by Esme Chant, Olivia Guarna, Danny McCormack, Kamyar Sadeghi, Charlie Sherman & Emma Sullivan, Berkeley Carroll.
An insight into teenage smoking through anonymous interviews, students used original and archival footage that demonstrates perceptions of smoking in popular media.
Teaching Artist: Chris O’Falt
BC Teacher: Ernestine Heldring
Mentors: Sylvia Koopman, Charlotte Eggink, & Alissa Cherry

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Stories of Transformation: Annata
Stories of Transformation: Annata - Brownsville Academy High School
2:23

Stories of Transformation: Annata

by Annata McCalmon. Stories of Transformation by students at Brownsville Academy Transfer School
Teaching Artists: Chris O’Falt and Amanda Madden
BAHS Teacher: Chris Ross
Mentor: Zoe Couacaud

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Stories of Transformation: Chris
Stories of Transformation: Chris - Brownsville Academy High School
4:11

Stories of Transformation: Chris

by Chris Richardson. Stories of Transformation by students at Brownsville Academy Transfer School
Teaching Artists: Chris O’Falt and Amanda Madden
BAHS Teacher: Chris Ross
Mentor: Zoe Couacaud

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Stories of Transformation: Kashmira
Stories of Transformation: Kashmira - Brownsville Academy High School.
2:26

Stories of Transformation: Kashmira

by Kashmira McAllister. Stories of Transformation by students at Brownsville Academy Transfer School
Teaching Artists: Chris O’Falt and Amanda Madden
BAHS Teacher: Chris Ross
Mentor: Zoe Couacaud

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Stories of Transformation: Lissan
Stories of Transformation: Lissan - Brownsville Academy High School.
2:26

Stories of Transformation: Lissan

by Lissan Trowers. Stories of Transformation by students at Brownsville Academy Transfer School
Teaching Artists: Chris O’Falt and Amanda Madden
BAHS Teacher: Chris Ross
Mentor: Zoe Couacaud

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Stories of Transformation: Mi-Asia
Stories of Transformation: Mi-Asia - Brownsville Academy High School.
2:55

Stories of Transformation: Mi-Asia

by Mi-Asia Flowers. Stories of Transformation by students at Brownsville Academy Transfer School
Teaching Artists: Chris O’Falt and Amanda Madden
BAHS Teacher: Chris Ross
Mentor: Zoe Couacaud

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Stories of Transformation: Wayne
Stories of Transformation: Wayne - Brownsville Academy High School.
3:21

Stories of Transformation: Wayne

by Wayne Chin. Stories of Transformation by students at Brownsville Academy Transfer School
Teaching Artists: Chris O’Falt and Amanda Madden
BAHS Teacher: Chris Ross
Mentor: Zoe Couacaud

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The Road to Higher Education
The Road to Higher Education - Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies.
16:19

The Road to Higher Education

by Amanda Martin-Lawrence.
What is the true cost of higher education? Is college worth it? Through interviews with her peers, college students and graduates, and college counselors, BCS student Amanda Martin-Lawrence explores the road to college and the roadblocks her peers face when applying to colleges.
Teaching Artist: Chris O’Falt
BCS Teacher: Molly Gia Foresta
Mentor: Alissa Cherry

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