When Helen Stelian asked BYkids founder and Executive Director Holly Carter what her life’s purpose was, Holly says “to revolutionize education by teaching empathy and cross-cultural understanding through film.” See interview here
Founder of BYkids Interviewed by Helene Stelian
WNET celebrates International Day of Tolerance featuring Films BYkids
BYkids is thrilled to partner with WNET on UNESCO’s International Day for Tolerance, November 16 to present what is happening in the world, with the goal of educating, inspiring, and fostering celebration of our differences.
BYkids PSA (Public Service Announcement) – “Think Before You Stereotype”
BYkids “Think Before You Stereotype” PSA calls us to create understanding through storytelling on the U.N. International Day for Tolerance. “SHE IS A TERR…” illuminates our rush to judgement. “SHE IS A TERRIFIC POET” illuminates our ability to empathize. The campaign launched Thursday, November 16, 2017 for the United Nations International Day for Tolerance on social media and WNET.
BYKIDS SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION
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.
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!”