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 PANEL 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.
UN SCREENING OF OUR LATEST FILM, MY BEAUTIFUL NICARAGUA
Thank you to the UN Association of New York for hosting a screening of our latest BYkids film about young Edelsin Linette Mendez and her family’s battle with climate change.
ASHLEY JUDD IS THE SEASON ONE NARRATOR
We are honored to present Ashley Judd as the voice for Season One of FILMS BYKIDS on Public Television!
POET AGAINST PREJUDICE WINS BEST DOCUMENTARY
Thank you to everyone at the International Family Film Festival for supporting BYkids!
BYKIDS TO PRESENT AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL
BYkids has been chosen to present at SXSW Film Festival from over 4,000 applications. Holly Carter will be there with POET AGAINST PREJUDICE; filmmaker Faiza Almontaser; her brother-in-law NYPD Captain, Jamiel Altahari; and one of our WNET/THIRTEEN colleagues.
BYKIDS ATTENDS THE NANTUCKET PROJECT 2016
Thanks to The Nantucket Project for so many authentic and unfiltered stories that unite and inspire us. Thanks to Kiva Iscol and Hearts on Fire for these wonderful days.
CONTENT MEDIA TO DISTRIBUTE BYKIDS FILMS INTERNATIONALLY
Thanks to our newest Board member, Janet Goldsmith, we have forged an international distribution partnership with Content Media. They will take the collection to MIPCOM and around the world.