L-Dub’s 4th Annual Social Justice Film Festival was last night at the Broadway Performance Hall, and we are so grateful to all of our students and families who joined us in support the Class of 2017. Thank you also to the Alhadeff family for making the event possible and supplying wonderful Majestic Bay popcorn!
As part of the Social Studies class and the Walls to Bridges program, each eighth grader worked with her classmates to agree on a topic, generate a thesis, create a storyboard, integrate interviews, videos, and still photos, and edit a five-minute film that will inspire our audience to act, to think, and to discuss issues important to our students.
At the end of the screening, guests jumped on smartphones and voted for their favorite films. The results were tallied and real time and Ms. Hearn announced the winners...
The Dark Side of Disney
By Amy and Anabelle
Living in a Hateful World
By Madison, Georgia, and Hazel
More Than a Diagnosis
By Celia C. and Olive
I Am More Than a Body
By Megan, Charlotte, and Nadia
Congratulations to ALL of our filmmakers. We learned so much from – and about! – you!
You can watch all of the films here...