Independent Lens Presents Community Voices

Posted on February 11, 2009

Independent Lens and ITVS Community are pleased to present Community Voices: short videos developed by independent filmmakers and community partners from around the United States. F

From a flea market to the Democratic National Convention to an independent recording studio, emerging and first-time filmmakers provide new perspectives on democracy in America today. Contributing partners include GenerationEngage, The Public Square, Kartemquin Films, Independent Feature Project (IFP) Chicago, Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV), the Columbia College Television Department and Kentucky Educational Television. Watch and listen to Community Voices >> 

Check out one of the videos below:

          

YOUNG BLACK VOTER traces the personal journey of aspiring Kentucky filmmaker Lavel White from a disengaged youth—who occasionally committed petty crimes—to a hopeful young adult, actively involved in the political process and community issues.

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