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Young people are often silenced by their age, but we believe their stories are valuable and need to be heard. Our students write, direct, and star in their own films. We provide them with equipment and guidance, but the final products that you see here are entirely their vision. These films cover a range of topics that are most important to our students.

All of the following films are also available for individual purchase ($15 each), group presentations of 20 or more attendees ($50 each), and facilitated discussions ($250 each). Prices include free shipping and Maryland sales tax. If you are interested in purchasing multiple items, discounts may apply.

To order your DVD, screening, or facilitated discussion, please email info@wideanglemedia.org with your request. You may submit payment via Paypal to info@wideanglemedia.org or mail a check to: Wide Angle Youth Media, 2601 N. Howard Street, Suite #160, Baltimore, MD 21218.

Please call 443-759-6700 or email info@wideanglemedia.org if you have any questions about content, run times, or screening opportunities.

Baltimore

From David Simon to Billie Holiday to Ira Glass, Baltimore has raised and inspired some of the most influential names in media and entertainment. Wide Angle youth producers are media talents in the making; in these videos, their share their personal views of Baltimore, and the impact that their surrounding communities have had on their lives.

Bullying

Harmful peer interactions can be an unavoidable fixture of school life for all young people; a recent survey found that 77% of all young people are victims of bullying, and that 160,000 miss school each day to avoid an aggressive bully. Our youth producers give viewers their sincere and relatable perspectives on bullying in school, and hope that their voices will help build awareness about this detrimental facet of growing up.

Education

Youth producers examine the intellectual and ethical purposes of a school within its surrounding community, and explore methods by which students, teachers, and administrators can most effectively contribute to an ideal learning environment.

Environment

These films take a closer look at how younger generations in Baltimore City can build awareness and contribute to improving Baltimore City’s environmental health for future generations.

Healthy Food and Cooking

Food is undeniably an important facet of any culture. Students examine their eating habits, and even collaborate with Baltimore Urban Gardening with Students (BUGS) to create their own cooking shows, geared toward teaching young people how to cook for themselves.

Violence/Safety

There are many preconceived notions about violence in Baltimore City, and only some are accurate. Our youth producers are here – not to tell audiences what is true and what is false – but to convey their perspectives on the diagnosis and treatment of violence in the city.

Human Rights/East Baltimore

Youth producers give audiences a firsthand glimpse of the needs of – and services available to – their surrounding communities. They delve into both the practical and philosophical definitions of what human rights are, and whether they are being met in Baltimore City.

Youth Identity

For youth, growing up is not only an exploration of the surrounding world, but a constant internal dialogue about finding one’s niche. Students analyze their places in their peer groups, neighborhoods, and in familial and societal expectations.

Public Transportation

Public transportation is the understated backbone of all movement and activity in the city. Youth producers take a thoughtful and humorous closer look at this underrepresented subject.

Teen Parenting/Pregnancy

For a teenager, pregnancy and parenting are life changes that remove them from their childhoods and place them into premature adult roles. As a profoundly life-altering step in anyone’s life, our youth producers thought that it was especially important to examine these topics in depth.

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