*Special Awards & Nominations*

Youth Media Academy

Jocelyn

Home: Joselyn’s Story

The Representation Project, 2019

A film about home, love, and motherhood, “Home: Joselyn’s Story” is the story of Joselyn. She was brought to the United States from Honduras by her mother when she was nine years old. As a mother now, she reflects on the decision her mother made for her, risking everything to give her daughter a better life.

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It’s Okay To Be Real

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

This film aims to help educate the audience about how girls feel when they look at themselves in the mirror versus online on social media.

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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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Sisters

Ni Yankwik Xinachtli

A Film by Axayacatzi K., The Representation Project, 2020

Ni Yankwik Xinachtli is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2020 Youth Media Academy. This film explores Indigenous generational knowledge on medicinal plants and alternative medicine and how the seed reflects the person and the prayer of the universe.

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Los Rostros

Nuestros Rostros

A Film by Damaris C., The Representation Project, 2020

The filmmaker explores her relationship to make-up, an art that she believes can empower herself and others.

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