A Freestylin' Philadelphia

Produced by: 
2014 Documentary History Project for Youth
Year: 
2014
Duration: 
00:11:28

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. 17 -  "Poetic Justice" with "Not Your Mama's Drama" 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): Sophia DeOliveira (Science Leadership Academy)

 


Instructors: NaOme Richardson and Derrick Woodyard 

 


Film Summary:

Inner-city Philadelphia youth discuss their troubled neighborhoods, how their surroundings affect the music they make and the words they write, and how poetry and spoken word allow them to transcend their circumstances and rise above it all.