Democracy 2020

Youth Film Challenge

Vote has ended for the People’s Choice Award. Winners will receive $1,000 for the Documentary Film category and $500 for Social Media and will be announced at the Awards Screening on September 10th.


Contest Ended

A film that explores the relationship between man and technology…told from the perspective of a phone.

Variously described as an Animation, an Experimental Film, a Narrative, a Documentary or a ...

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Democracy 2020 Youth Film Challenge

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“To Find Yourself, Think for Yourself.” -Socrates

Democracy 2020 Youth Film Challenge…

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What is America doing about the crisis of homelessness, drug addiction, and inequality? Have we lost our compassion for our fellow Americans?
This short documentary tells the story of one ...

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Kirsten reflects on losing her job because of COVID-19 in an effort to encourage other youth to share their experiences.

Baltimore youth? We want to hear from you! Did you ...

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The Displaced Youth Project is a youth led project in the City of Merced that aims to bring awareness to the existence and needs of youth who are homeless or ...

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A sensational series of six powerful dancers from different walks of life sharing their personal stories and how they exercise their right to express themselves through voting.

1 Votes

A documentary highlighting the divided nature of American Politics. We talked with officials from all three branches of government to explain how partisanship has effected each level and provide remedies ...

28 Votes

The source of all political change in American history has been the engaged youth citizen, armed with the knowledge to exercise the franchise. But today’s youth are scarcely taught what ...

11 Votes

This is the final cut of my climate change documentary I had to film for my Production I class. I interviewed Bella not only as a student at Wheaton College ...

1 Votes

Oil drilling within Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park is destroying one of the most biodiverse places on planet Earth and with it the home of thousands of indigenous peoples. In 2013, ...

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This segment is part of a longer episode on Housing, Neighborhoods and Gentrification. Gentrification is rapidly taking over Philadelphia and there are many ways that students and community members collaborate ...

14 Votes

In this segment, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs Amber Hikes and youth organizers from GALAEI and the Mazzoni Center discuss ways LGBT youth demonstrate resilience in ...

6 Votes

In this segment, POPPYN explores legislation and policy related to reproductive rights. We also have the opportunity to interview representatives from New Voices Pittsburgh to learn more about the importance ...

8 Votes

Three days after the Tree of Life synagogue shooting, thousands of people in Pittsburgh came together to protest the hate and violence in the country. “Stronger than Steel” explores that ...

44 Votes

This documentary is about the impacts of the increasing use of smartphones. The documentary was filmed by students at Foran High School for the Civil Life Project documentary competition.

3 Votes

An exciting documentary about two young artists from the diaspora.

Told through the first meeting of photographer Darren and poet Edward, we follow their contrasting childhood journeys and shared identity ...

2 Votes

A film incorporating scintillating movement, transitions, and music; No Longer Silent is a stellar short film about the importance of the youth vote. The film is designed to influence and ...

3 Votes

A lighthearted video imploring upon the dangers of not voting!

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This video was produced by Lee M. Thurston High School sophomore, Fredrick Swopes.

This video shines a light on the many ways people continue to be oppressed in the United ...

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