NEWS

BYkids A New PBS National Series

Public Television joins the Ford Foundation and Discovery Education as our institutional partner. FILMS BYKIDS, a new five-part documentary series narrated by Ashely Judd, will air nationally on public television stations beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2016 via the APT Exchange (check local listings). In New York, the series premieres Sundays, January 24 – February 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. ET on THIRTEEN.

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POET AGAINST PREJUDICE to Screen at the Mallorca International Film Festival and the Columbus International Film Festival

We are so proud of Faiza Almontaser for all the ways POET AGAINST PREJUDICE is promoting conversations about bullying, Islamophobia and immigration. It will screen in November at the Mallorca International Film Festival and the Columbus International Film and Video Festival.

FIRE IN OUR HEARTS to Showcase at the Adelaide Kids Film Festival

BYkids is proud to partner again with the Adelaide Kids Film Festival in Australia. They will screen FIRE IN OUR HEARTS on October 30.

BYkids Selected for the 18th United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford University

POET AGAINST PREJUDICE will screen at the 18th Annual United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford University at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 22.

POET AGAINST PREJUDICE Chosen for the 2015 Chicago International Chidren’s Film Festival

POET AGAINST PREJUDICE is chosen as one of 245 films out of 800 entries to screen at the 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival from October 23-November 1. Join us at 11:30 am on Saturday, October 31!

BYkids Attends the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Foundation

BYkids attends the Annual Meeting for the Clinton Global Foundation to work towards our 2015 commitment to find and fund five new films for BYkids: Season Two on PBS. BYkids hosts a private meeting for 20 new partners and funders.

BYkids Featured on Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan

BYkids is featured in an interview on Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan on June 13th. Here is the link: http://bit.ly/1BdCuFw

POET AGAINST PREJUDICE at VisionFest2015 in NYC and the Nashville Film Festival

POET AGAINST PREJUDICE screens in April at the Nashville Film Festival, where Faiza Almontaser won the Watkins Young Filmmaker Award, and in May at the VisionFest2015 in NYC at the Tribeca Cinemas.

Welcome to Nina Damiecki from the Ross School

BYkids is thrilled to have Nina Damiecki from the Ross School with us for two weeks. We look forward to collaborating on screenings in the future and thank you for your invaluable help.

BYkids at Seth Godin’s “Brain Fest”

BYkids is invited to Seth Godin’s weekend brain fest, where we met 80 inspirational change makers.