# To Be Taxed

Produced by: 
2016 Documentary History Project for Youth
Year: 
2016
Duration: 
00:09:00

Individual Film Price:

Higher Education Institutions & Government Agency DVD | $49.95
K-12 & Public Libraries DVD | $49.95
Home Video DVD License – Restrictions Apply | $20.00


 


Documentary History Project for Youth Compilation Price:

This video is available for purchase as part of a Documentary History Project for Youth Vol. 19 - "Justice" compilation DVD.

Higher Education Institutions & Government Agency DVD | $139.00
K-12 & Public Libraries DVD | $79.00
Home Video DVD License – Restrictions Apply | $20.00

 

 


Scribe Video Center Program:

The Documentary History Project for Youth (DHPY) is an annual after-school, weekend and summertime digital media production workshop for middle and high school students. Each year, youth participants create short documentary films as a way to explore some aspect of the social, political and cultural history of Philadelphia. 

 


DHPY Student(s): Mark Spencer (West Philadelphia High School)

 


Instructors: NaOme Richardson and Derrick Woodyard 

 


Film Summary:

This short documentary is about what taxes are supposed to do for a community and the reality of what the taxes actually do for its community. The people interviewed in this film are asked multiple tax-related questions and express their opinions on a variety of topics, such as Philadelphia’s soda tax. The film debates whether the purchases made with tax money are truly justified or are being wasted.