Race

Youth Media Academy

Whitney

Mama

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

Hear from three mothers who share their hopes and fears for their children and how they navigate raising and preparing their children for the challenges and threats of growing up black in America.

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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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