The Graduates / Los Graduados
Join WHYY for a special screening of student work inspired by the ITVS Community Cinema documentary, The Graduates / Los Graduados by Bernardo Ruiz.The documentary explores the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students from across the United States who are part of an on-going effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population.
Students from Esperanza Academy Charter High School in Philadelphia participated in a companion project to produce their own first-person, short-format documentaries inspired by The Graduates / Los Graduados. Light refreshments will be served.
ITVS Community is the national community engagement program of the Independent Television Service (ITVS) and the Emmy® Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. Through community engagement campaigns in support of groundbreaking, independent films, our innovative educational product ITVS Community Classroom, and our flagship community outreach program Community Cinema, ITVS Community works to bring communities together and connect them with information, resources, and opportunities for education, engagement, and positive change.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
150 N. Sixth Street, Philadelphia