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VOICES Film Fest TONIGHT

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For Immediate Release
Jan. 31, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT:
Lisa Ramirez
Public Relations Coordinator, South High School
612.668.4407
Lisa.Ramirez@mpls.k12.mn.us

 

SOUTH HIGH FILMS GO TO THE BIG SCREEN AT SOUTH HIGH
 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Documentaries produced by South High seniors will get a cinematic
debut Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6 p.m., in the South High Auditorium, followed by a Q&A session.

The ten compelling features to be screened, reflect themes of social justice, diversity and health
as explored by students in Laura Lanik’s and Delainia Haug’s class, Values Options Issues
Choices Explored in Society
––an interdisciplinary Social Studies and English course.

 

VOICES FILM FEST

Wednesday, Feb. 8 | 6 p.m. | South High | 3131 19th Ave S. 55407

Admission: Free
 

Change the Outcome While medicine can be very helpful in treating a variety of health problems, there is a need to explore more holistic options, especially for youth.


Something Here Does Not Belong An examination of threats to funding and support for crucial women’s reproductive health care services, intensified by the recent presidential election.

 

Disenfranchised Should felons be allowed to fully reintegrate into society by having their voting rights restored after they serve their time? How is this issue of disenfranchising people of color affecting election outcomes in America?

 

You’re Honoring Who? Indigenous people continue to be disrespected by American sports teams who use sacred Native American cultural symbols and offensive language for their mascots.

 

Black How does institutional racism influence the African American male identity? Are there alternative narratives for these young men?

 

Incarceration Nation This film explores the ways society deals with youth offenders. Is detention working, or are restorative practices a better option to rehabilitate and care for our children? Change the Outcome While medicine can be very helpful in treating a variety of health problems, there is a need to explore more holistic options, especially for youth.

 

Food in the City Small, locally owned restaurants allow immigrant communities to stay connected to their roots and provide Minneapolis residents with delicious, authentic food options and cultural experiences.

 

Muslims in America Ignorance and stereotyping of Islam and Muslim people keep many of us from recognizing the positive contributions of this group in our community. Get to know a Muslim.

 

Outspoken Protest allows young people to participate in the political process. Here at South High, student voice is an important part of learning to be civically engaged.

 

Many Faces of Immigration Newcomers to America may be different in language, culture and place, they also share many commonalities.

 

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