Category: CMF-economyandjobs

Student Feature: Growing Up in the Ghetto

Film Description: This interview driven documentary tackles the issues faced by children that grow up in impoverished neighborhoods in Baltimore City. Residents, volunteers, a pastor, and a teacher tell their stories and give insight about how growing up in the ghetto can negatively impact children. One good takeaway: “There is no one solution. There are
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Student Feature: The Art of Overcoming Poverty

Film Description: With 24% of Atlanta’s population living below the poverty line, this film takes a look at the systems set in place that keep the poor at a disadvantage, as well as individuals working against those systems. Film By: Nathan Black, Georgia Institute of Technology Winner: Honorable Mention (Best Message) 2008 Reposting? Consider These
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Student Feature: Face of Poverty

Film Description: An artistic documentary exploration of a small section of New York City, and how different the world can look in terms of wealth and poverty, for people who may live only a few blocks apart. Film By: Arnold Mwanjila, Barnard & Columbia Winner: Honorable Mention (Artistic Excellence) 2008 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #studentpoetry
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Student Feature: Unemployed

Film Description: With such widespread unemployment in America, it takes a lot of heart, and possibly a lot of sacrifice, to get that first step up. Film By: Tiffany Harrell, Georgia State University Winner: Honorable Mention, 2011 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #poverty #economics #unemployment #jobs #cmf2011 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks #studentvoices #socialjustice #makearipple
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