A raw, honest film, My Brother was created by the filmmaker to honor her brother who lost his life to gang violence on her 13th birthday. She hopes her work will help people to connect with losing a loved one and perhaps inspire people to stop being violent.
This story is a mixed media piece that presents the topic of youth profiling by police. It is meant for a teen to adult audience and the message it will focus on is that there is more to a person than the way they look.
Adobe Youth Voices Filmmaking Camp at Cinequest Film Festival selection.This work was created over three weeks as part of the Adobe Youth Voices Filmmaking Camp at Cinequest and premiered March 7, 2009 at a special screening at the Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, CA.
16 year-old David Were lives in Kibera, Africa’s largest slum on the outskirts of Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi. Basic facilities like the bathroom become an enormous chore as the family uses buckets and plastic bags to dispose of human waste. The b…