*Special Awards & Nominations*

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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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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Filters of Life

A Film by Angelica R., The Representation Project, 2020

Living in a two-bedroom home with two different families, filmmaker Angelica Rubio embarks on a path to understanding family dynamics, vulnerability, and personhood.

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