Seeds of Hope

By: YouthFX (United States)

Seeds of Hope is a short documentary film about a mother determined to turn tragedy into hope and her struggle to bring positive change to her neighborhood in the South End of Albany, NY.

The film was produced as part of the 2010 Youth FX summer film program in Albany, NY, and was co-directed by Imani Peterkin and Mohamed Gardner.

Youth FX: Film Experience is, “an intensive hands-on program designed to introduce teens aged 14-18 to the artistic and technical process of digital filmmaking by offering a thorough overview of the production process from script to screen. Focusing on visual storytelling, artistic expression and performance, participants create digital video projects in various genres, including documentary, narrative short fiction and public service announcements. Youth FX participants work with experienced media instructors, filmmakers and artists to learn the various aspects of digital video production such as cinematography, editing, sound, and lighting.” (from the YouthFX website)

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