Schools, Prisons and Police

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Schools, Prisons and Police
2012
USA | 75 minutes

Unequal Education: Failing Our Children (1992, 21m)
A year in the life of two seventh graders reveals the stark contrast in resources and opportunities offered by each of their schools, suggesting the colossal failure of the local school system–a tragedy of national proportions.

Tough on Crime, Tough on Our Kind (2001, 30m)
EVC producers examine the inequities in the criminal justice system and its treatment of youth, highlighting the societal causes of juvenile crime and the resources that youth need.

Life Under Suspicion (2012, 24m)
Youth producers bear witness to the dehumanizing stop and frisk tactics of the NYPD that resulted in nearly 700,000 people stopped in 2011--90 percent of whom were black or Hispanic males--and make a strong call to action to change this policy.

Series: Through Our Eyes: Three Decades of EVC Youth Documentaries

Venue: Film Center Amphitheater

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