Central High Students, Mann EAST Alumni Continue Documentary Honors

   

Central High Students, Mann EAST Alumni Continue Documentary Honors
2/17/2009 3:14:50 PM

Emma and Sarah Bailin, who got their start in documentary film making as EAST students at Little Rock’s Horace Mann Middle School, have been selected to screen their latest documentary, “Return To Sender”, at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) 2009 (www.nffty.org). The event will be held April 24 to 26 in Seattle.

Emma and Sarah Bailin, who got their start in documentary film making as EAST students at Little Rock’s Horace Mann Middle School, have been selected to screen their latest documentary, “Return To Sender”, at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) 2009 (www.nffty.org).  The event will be held April 24 to 26 in Seattle.  Emma and Sarah are currently students at Little Rock’s Central High School and will be hosting a breakout session on documentary filmmaking titled “What’s Up Doc” at the 2009 EAST Conference in Hot Springs, March 4th.The Conference will be held in Hot Springs, Arkansas March 3rd and March 5th.  Exhibits from more than 170 EAST classrooms representing more than 15,000 EAST students, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4.  There is no charge to visit the exhibit hall.

About the Festival
NFFTY is one of the largest youth film festivals in the country. Based in Seattle, WA, NFFTY is a 3-day festival featuring films from directors 22 and under. The festival includes over 100 youth-made films from across the world, filmmaking panels and workshops, concerts, parties and more! NFFTY is truly a once in a lifetime experience. 

About The EAST Initiative

The EAST Initiative is an educational model that is engaging students in sophisticated service-learning projects that involve relevant teamwork and cutting-edge technology. The EAST Initiative (www.EASTinitiative.org)  is an educational non-profit that works with schools and institutions across the country to implement local EAST programs. The EAST Initiative has a thirteen-year track record of helping schools, facilitators, and students better engage technology education, service learning, and individualized educational goals in a program that has been named a model program by the United States Department of Education and the United States Department of Labor.

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