How Selma Taught Us About the Power of Black Youth and Social Change

Before I could tap him on the shoulder, Enlil McRae (Summer Lab 2013) laughed and rolled his eyes, “Yeah, yeah, we know.” He knew that him and the nine other students who came out to see Selma were going to get wrangled into a post-film discussion, in true Reel Impact fashion. Ten minutes later, we … More How Selma Taught Us About the Power of Black Youth and Social Change

Reel Works Movie of the Week – Jhovanny the Movie

Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “Jhovanny the Movie” by Jhovanny Bisono. Jhovanny is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Dami Aainni. Jhovanny the Movie Jhovanny has wrestled with himself since the first grade, whether it was to be perfect … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – Jhovanny the Movie

Reel Works Movie of the Week – Generation Hollow

Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “Generation Hollow” by Taylor Taglianetti. Taylor is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Sam Jafee. Generation Hollow Reel Works presents the “Reel Works Movie of the Week” to showcase the exemplary films made … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – Generation Hollow

Reel Works Movie of the Week – Swinging For The Fences

Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “Swinging For The Fences” by Joey Schweitzer. Joey is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Joe Muto. Joey loved playing baseball, until an injury changed the way he looked at the game, and … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – Swinging For The Fences

Reel Works Movie of the Week – This is Connections

Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “This is Connections” by Dexter Dugar. Dexter is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Ben Lawal. This is Connections Reel Works presents the “Reel Works Movie of the Week” to showcase the exemplary … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – This is Connections

Kickstarter Project: “We are half way there!”

It’s been exactly a week since we launched our kickstarter campaign to raise the funds for our “Traveling Film Festival”!  In just 5 days we raised nearly 50% of our goal!!  BIG THANKS to friends, family, long time supporters and a few strangers for getting us there. We’ve been particularly moved and impressed by the … More Kickstarter Project: “We are half way there!”