Best of PRO-TV 2018

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Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:00pm
DCTV, 87 Lafayette Street, NYC

Doors 5:30pm | Event 6pm | No admittance after 6:30pm

After learning all the many facets that go into filmmaking, the high school students and young adults who participated in DCTV’s PRO-TV youth media programs this year created some incredibly powerful and memorable films. We'd like to share.

Join us as we take a look back for our annual "best of" screening, highlighting exceptional youth media work that undeniably demonstrates the power of visual storytelling. Many of the filmmakers will be in attendance and join us for a Post-Screening Q&A. Stay tuned for details.

The Films

About Her Silence
Ethan Ng, Marco Chin, Sam Roque, Lawra Gourgue, Keisha Hernandez, Athena Lam, Michael Robinson | 11:12
A young girl struggles to find her voice again after being sexually assaulted by her stepfather.

In Our Skin
Isaiah Black | 12:35
After a white man makes a racist comment in class, he dreams about being black and goes through a day of facing the day to day struggles that a normal black person goes through.

A Lost Voice
Jacob Lam | 5:55
Early in life, Jacob experienced a move across the world that caused him to lose sight of who he was, setting forth on a journey of self-discovery for what it means to be a Chinese-American.

The Next Stop
Jalyssa Jimenez | 7:14
A docu-narrative inspired by true events, this film retells the stories of two women's experience with sexual harassment on New York City's transit system.

Say Something
Brandon Dawkins, Ede Shepherd, Eve Dorsant, Clarence Chang, Fatou Seck | 3:31
Bri recalls a series of painful memories on her commute, wondering whether or not to commit an unforeseeable act.

Schoolhouse Glock
Donezsah Browne, Jasmine Lecount-McClanahan, Mya Qualls, Alex Tzanis | 9:00
This documentary explores how mass shootings have spread into American schools and what young activists are doing to feel safe in school.

Simple Night
Raymond Chen, Aracelie Colon, Kimberly Najera, Malcolm Gibbons, Bridget Ashville, Chioma Nnadi, Nathaniel Wallis, Manami Tsukamoto, Micah Grace Gomez | 4:43
Mr. Raymond, a creature of habit, changes up his usual drink and finds himself on an unpredictable adventure.

Synonymous Ignorance
Brandon Ciraudo, Jasmine LeCount-McClanahan, Justin Lewis, Iliana Papadopoulos,Malachi Parsons, Nikania Portalatin, Carmen Tan | 6:53
A day in the life of two girls reveals the harm of internalized prejudices.

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This event is part of the Fall 2018 season of DCTV Presents, DCTV’s signature screening and event series that champions groundbreaking nonfiction film.