2020 Films

Youth Media Academy

A United Nations Experience

A United Nations Experience

A Film by Mali P., The Representation Project, 2020

A United Nations Experience is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2020 Youth Media Academy. In 2014, a 16 year-old student attended the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues with her school, Ahahuacalmecac.

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Beyond the Model

Beyond the Model

A Film by Jessica L., The Representation Project, 2020

Beyond The Model is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2020 Youth Media Academy. After the assaults and discrimination of Asians in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, this film shines a light on what it is like to be a “model minority” in an increasingly divided America.

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Black Til It's Backwards

Black Till It’s Backwards

A Film by TreNisha S., The Representation Project, 2020

Black Till It’s Backwards is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2020 Youth Media Academy. This short film is a visual piece set to poetry written by filmmaker TreNisha S.

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Let's Talk About It // Formerly: Bloody Sheets

Bloody Sheets

A Film by Grace T., The Representation Project, 2020

Bloody Sheets is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2020 Youth Media Academy. Bloody Sheets invites us to get comfortable talking about menstruation and explore how we can reduce the stigma surrounding periods.

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Born Amish

A Film by Frost M., The Representation Project, 2020

An Amish family in Maine lives life off the grid and on the land, making the most of daylight.

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