Changing Minds Young Filmmaker Festival

Start Date:
Friday, April 9, 2021
End Date:
Saturday, April 10, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Filmmaker | Savanah Mears
A young man experiencing depression learns to find the light in the darkness he feels.

If the World Was a Movie
Filmmaker | Hannah Flores
Spoken word poetry about Covid-19.

What Did You Do Today
Filmmaker | Britney Bautista
A young girl recounts memories and stories through the entries of her four journals, which were written over the course of ten years. These journals follow a young girl's transition to adolescence, and entail the struggles of self-love, mental illness, and overcoming trauma.

Filmmaker | Naeela Djemil
A young Muslim-American woman, Jiniya Azad, tries to balance her struggle with depression and her social and religious life. Meanwhile, she wonders if this is something she has to live with forever.

Relative Living
Filmmaker | Alisha Heng
A stop motion animated film demonstrating the ways in which social connections have suffered in the age of impersonal technology.

Filmmaker | Rebecca Anton
A young student in NYC channels her ADHD into her art.

Filmmaker | Ji Seon Lee
Animated short demonstrating the detrimental effects of the media and the food and exercise-related information it produces.

Nobody But Myself
Filmmaker | Kat Dolan
A love poem to a young woman's depression.


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