New Doc About Teens & Violence, Made By Teens, Premieres In Harlem This Month
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New Doc About Teens & Violence, Made By Teens, Premieres In Harlem This Month


Perhaps no documentary film is more prescient today than

the new documentary short, Triggering

Wounds, which deals with the crisis of teen violence in New York. 

Even more noteworthy is that the film itself was actually made

by teens themselves, who have been affected by the violence, and want to make a positive change.

The film was written and directed by members of the Maysles Institute’s Teen Producers Academy

and their production company, No Straight

Media, in partnership with Harlem

Hospital Center and The New York

County District Attorney’s Office.

The film chronicles families, first responders, law

enforcement and community leaders, providing an intimate portrait of a

community struggling to understand, heal, and transform in the face of gun


The short makes its premieres on Friday

April 26th at 7PM at Harlem Hospital Center Auditorium, on Malcolm X Blvd and 135th St; and then will open the following day, Saturday

April 27th for an extended engagement until Friday

May 3rd, at the Maysles Cinema, located on 343

Lenox Avenue near 127th Street

The screenings at the Cinema will be followed by panel discussions.

For more info about the film go HERE

Watch the

trailer below:

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