5 minutes. A portrait of an innovative elementary school ‘making it’ in Roxbury’s empowerment zone.
Boston Neighborhood Network, Somerville Community Access TV
· 2004 Urban Mediamakers Film Festival: Closing Celebration film (Atlanta, Georgia)
· 2004 Finalist at the Alliance for Community Media/New England’s 7th Annual Video Festival Awards
· 2004 Roxbury Film Festival (Boston, MA)
· 2004 Boston Film Night
This video premiered at the conference of the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NASBE) in 2003. At this conference, Mason School Principal Janet Owens accepted an NASBE award on behalf of the school for student achievement for African-American children.