Documentary History Project for Youth Vol. 23 - "Leadership"

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2020 Documentary History Project for Youth

Documentary History Project for Youth Compilation Price:

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. The compilation features 5 films.


Instructors: NaOme Richardson and Erica Hawkins


Films Included In The Compilation:


Life as a Young Mother
Jada Green
An exploration of motherhood through the eyes of family and friends, and how the experience shapes leadership skills, educational goals, and professional aspirations. Runtime 10:09.

A True Leader
Nyzeema Pressley
Lelia Anderson embarks upon a journey to learn about the importance of family and how each member of the familial unit is a leader. Runtime 8:54.

We Need Change
Takeyo Rockmore
Local activists Mike Africa Jr. and Bakari Porter share their thoughts about the global effects of racism and the need to end this oppressive system. Runtime 8:11.

Hidden Heroes in Our Communities
Karston Singleton and Charlesse Smith
Two women who are local pastors in Philadelphia demonstrate leadership through their service to others. Runtime 11:47.

Fund or Defund 2020
Cedar Walton
A 14-year-old student interviews community leaders from Philadelphia about their opinions on the funding of police departments. Runtime 16:10.