Category: CMF-violenceissues

Student Feature: The Street Crusade

Film Description: A documentary style look at various people and groups striving to make a difference in the world of gang violence. From education to tattoo removal, people are dedicating their lives to making a change in individuals’ lives as well as their community at large. Film By: Eric Tollar, Emerson College Winner: First Prize,
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Student Feature: Homeboy Industries

Film Description: Homeboy Industries is the largest gang intervention program in the US, possibly the world. The people within the organization call it “a miracle,” a “family,” “magical,” and “a chance to be a better man.” With the motto “nothing stops a bullet like a job,” Father Greg Boyle has given gang members a chance
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Student Feature: Propagating Peace

Film Description: A powerful look at how a person can make a difference in their community. “Propagating Peace” centers around Sharath Mekala, the founder of Village Vitals, an organization dedicated to connecting the people around him and propagating peace through an increased sense of community in Atlanta. Film By: SockCymbal, Georgia Tech Winner: First Prize,
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Student Feature: Take the Hit (Viewer Discretion Advised)

Film Description: A disturbing look at the effect of verbal abuse on a young woman, and the dangers of not seeing the signs. Film By: Olivia Grant Esterhuysen, Team Poms, U. C. Berkeley Winner: Honorable Mention (Horror, this category is now closed) 2011 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #gender #violence #abuse #genderissues #cmf2011 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks #studentvoices
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