Mark your calendar, Northwest Film Forum is hosting a red carpet screening of the seven short documentaries and a youth panel discussion on Saturday, December 9th at 4PM. Link for tickets to be posted here in late September.
The directors aimed to recruit 10 youth. However within a few weeks, through word of mouth, 13 youth signed up to complete free training in documentary filmmaking. Twelve youth completed the training. Eleven are on track to complete their films.
Youth were trained by documentary professionals in camera and sound techniques, interviewing, critical thinking, and nonfiction story telling. The sessions took place in person and over zoom during 2022-23.