1. Awaken Mural (shortest version)

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    from RecTech Seattle / Added

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    This is a short version of a longer documentary film that the RecTech Youth Media Internship made documenting the creation of a mural on the retaining wall of the Youngstown Community Center. This video was created by the teens of the summer 2014 RecTech Youth Media Institute. They shadowed the progress of teen interns working out of the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center to design and paint a mural on the 210 foot retaining wall in front of the building on Delridge Way. Youngstown interns, funded by the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, worked under the direction of fantastic teaching artists Louis Chinn and Sara Ferguson. A longer version of this film is posted on YouTube that features more interviews with the youth who worked on the mural, interviews with Delridge community members, and the final ribbon cutting ceremony. We hope you enjoy it! Please feel free to leave your comments for our youth here. Many thanks to the Power of Place job training program for funding our RecTech Youth Media Intern stipends this summer, and extra thanks go to Scott Macklin, Associate Director of the Communication Leadership program at the University of Washington for volunteering and mentoring our youth. Thanks also to David Bestock, Youngstown Cultural Arts Director for his support and assistance.

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    • trailer youth documentary Little Miss Piggy

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      from Willemijn Cerutti | Cerutti Film / Added

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      Brechtje is raised on a pig farm. It would seem like a perfect place to grow up, with all that space and animals. But Brechtje has another opinion. Mucking out a pig sty is dirty work and it stinks! She is bored, this is no place for a girl she thinks. Brechtje likes to fantasize about life outside the farm, a life in the big city. Premiered at IDFA 2013 Screened at Cinekid Youth Film Festival Yale Environmental Film Festival, USA Amsterdam Food & Film Festival (competition program) DOXA International Film Festival, CANADA (competition program) Directed by Ellen Vloet Cinematography Aage Hollander The script was developed during the Kids & Docs workshop by Cinekid, IDFA and Dutch Media Fund -2013. Original title: Of je worst lust In coproduction with VPRO. With support from Dutch Media Fund. Watch online at www.zappachtegebeurd.nl (only for the Netherlands)

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      • Butterfly

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        from Irene Li / Added

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        A documentary about youth. Documented a collection of respondences to "How do butterflies die?". Butterfly is an iconic image of beauty and freedom. When I see them lying lifelessly somewhere on the ground, sometimes even crushed and deformed. It's such a pity to see them with such endings, especially imagining they once have lived so beautifully and freely. I'd wonder how did they die and what had happened to them. Selected to focus only at the hands of the responders, rather than their faces normally, is to eliminate the distraction of our bias of people's faces. Through focusing on the gesture and texture of the hands that subtly tells about the respondences, would leave more room for interpreting the respondences.

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        • Project Youth Doc

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          from Courtney Hermann / Added

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          Project Youth Doc teaches documentary filmmaking to Portland-area youth. PYD is a project of the Hollywood Theatre.

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          • Métis and Aboriginal Culture in St. Norbert

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            from Manitoba Storybook / Added

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            Students from Hugh John Macdonald School in the inner city, travel South of Winnipeg to the community of St. Norbert. They are there to make a documentary about Métis and Aboriginal culture in St. Norbert

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            • Culture Through the Ages

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              from Manitoba Storybook / Added

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              Students from the Digital Voices program at Sisler High School in Winnipeg travel to The Pas to learn about it's culture and what role digital media can play in preserving it.

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              • HJM

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                from Manitoba Storybook / Added

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                Six students from St. Norbert Collegiate travel to Winnipeg's inner city to make a documentary about Hugh John Macdonald School and the multicultural community that it is part of.

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                • Culture in The Pas

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                  from Manitoba Storybook / Added

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                  Students from the Digital Voices program at Sisler High School in Winnipeg travel to The Pas to make a documentary about it's culture and how it is passed down through generations.

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                  • The North End - A Community of Stories

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                    from Manitoba Storybook / Added

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                    Students from The Pas, visit Sisler High School in Winnipeg’s North End. There they learn about the amazing mosaic of stories and experiences that make up the community of the North End.

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                    • Facing Stereotypes

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                      from Manitoba Storybook / Added

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                      Students from Gimli High School travel to R.B. Russell Vocational School in the inner city of Winnipeg. There they challenge the stereotypes to face the real story behind the school.

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