Join us as we commemorate BYkids 10th anniversary with a screening and panel discussion of our acclaimed POET AGAINST PREJUDICE. On this day, we will honor those we lost by illuminating Islamophobia and the effects of the Muslim ban.
BYKIDS SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION
WELCOME TO OUR FABULOUS NEW SUMMER INTERNS
BYkids is honored to have three amazing summer interns! Emma Raible (Kenyon College), Julia Newman (Emerson College) and Elly Blum (Wesleyan). We are thrilled to have your help as we work on Season Two.
SCREENING OF HOME IS WHERE YOU FIND IT AT THE AMERICAN SCHOOL IN LONDON
Thank you to our BYkids Junior Committee member Alexandra Gers for organizing this event at The American School in London!
BYKIDS CELEBRATES EARTH DAY IN LOS ANGELES
A full-house audience helps BYkids celebrate Earth Day at a VIP sneak peak of our latest film, MY BEAUTIFUL NICARAGUA, at Soho House West Hollywood.
BYKIDS SCREENS MY BEAUTIFUL NICARAGUA AT THINK COFFEE IN NYC
Thank you to partner Think Coffee and Dalton students Emily Mei, Kyle Chu and Alexandra Milich, for organizing the screening and facilitating a conversation about climate change, sustainable agriculture and coffee.
MY BEAUTIFUL NICARAGUA IS OFFICIAL SELECTION AT THE SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FESTIVAL
We are honored to screen at The Socially Relevant Film Festival on Friday, March 17 in New York City.
POET AGAINST PREJUDICE PANEL AT SXSW
BYkids as a Tool for Global Understanding at SXSW Film Festival with Faiza Almontaser (BYkids filmmaker), Jamiel Altaheri (NYPD) Holly Carter (BYkids Founder) and Suzanne Rose (WNET producer of FILMS BYKIDS). Thank you to the audience member “This was the best thing I have experienced in my five years at SXSW!”
POET AGAINST PREJUDICE STREAMS IN FULL ON CBSN
Thank you to Faiza Almontaser for sharing your story in this beautiful and inspiring documentary and in a broadcast interview on CBS. CBSN is a great partner on this.
COLORADO COLLEGE SCREENING OF TWO BYKIDS FILMS
12-year-old Edelsin Linette Mendez documents the challenges climate change brings to her family and their small coffee farm in the highlands of Nicaragua. 16-year-old María Ceballos Paz, one of millions of Colombians displaced due to national civil unrest and guerrilla forces, shows us her family, friends, and community as they attempt to rebuild their lives.
FAIZA ALMONTASER SHOWS US HER COURAGEOUS JOURNEY FROM VICTIM TO ACTIVIST
Faiza Almontaser tells her story of immigrating to the US from Yemen and how she learned to face discrimination and cope with bullies in an islamophobic, post 9/11 world.