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YOUNG FILMMAKERS SCREEN THEIR MINI-DOCS AT THE LITTLE THEATRE ON MAY 17TH
Rochester, New York (May 8, 2014) – Bullying, drugs, growing up, and foster care are just a few topics young filmmakers from the Raising 100,000 Voices project tackle in their own video productions. Raising 100,000 Voices, a project that encourages young adults to express, through video, issues that concern them, presents a special premiere screening of their mini-documentaries on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue in downtown Rochester. Now in its 9th year, the project has hosted eight screenings of more than 200 videos. More than 15 videos from 50 filmmakers will be featured at the May 17th screening, which is free and open to the public.
WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues. The formal affiliation between WXXI and the Little Theatre, established in December 2011, enables the two organizations to work more efficiently by pooling resources and strengths in a number of areas including back-office operation and improved fundraising capabilities. Log on to wxxi.org for more information about our services and programs.
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