Category: CMF-raceissues

Student Feature: See Me

Film Description: A musical exploration of a young man in need of a job, and the inner demons repeating external, often superficial criticisms he faces. Sometimes we all must demand to be seen for who we really are. Film By: James Davis, Hunter College Winner: Third Prize, 2013 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #poetry #studentpoetry #perspectives #socialcommentary
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Student Feature: Power to the People

Film Description: A poetic, hopeful call to action in the form of a powerful music video. Film By: Brad Wong, Leo Volcy, The Meteorites, University of Arizona Winner: First Prize, 2013 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #poetry #studentpoetry #perspectives #socialcommentary #message #cmf2013 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks #studentvoices #socialjustice #makearipple
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Student Feature: Systematic Living

Film Description: A young woman muses, “In our dreams, we can escape reality, even if it’s just for a moment.” She dreams about escaping poverty, described as systematic living: the chain reaction spurred by a lack of opportunities and education in her community. She struggles to keep her dreams alive, using spoken word as way
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Student Feature: ID

Film Description: “ID” combines music and spoken word with an all too familiar scene of tension between an African American community and the police. We all spend our lives immersed in stereotypes. What happens when we take a moment to look deeper at ourselves and those around us? Film By: Joyce Eli and Jean Lu Bevins,
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