Category Archive for: It’s About You

“What It Really Means to be Ghetto” by Skyy Wheat, Alasha Stewart and Darian Weathersby

Creating a film is one way to share your passion about a subject. Skyy Wheat, Alasha Stewart and Darian Weathersby did just that when they created this short film entitled “What It Really Means to be Ghetto.” Don’t worry about the flaws in your film – everything gets better with practice. Just know, the best way…

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“The Homicide of Jerry Allen, Jr.” by Marqueshia L. Allen

To make an engaging film, you must be excited about your subject. If you are lackluster about it, chances are your final product will be lacking also. So, find your voice and share your passion! This is exactly what Marqueshia L. Allen did when she shared her story in “The Homicide of Jerry Allen, Jr.…

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“Saving Our Farms, Saving Our Families”

Documentary filmmaking is a great way to explore issues which affect one’s community. “Save Our Farms, Save Our Families” is one such example of this. It was created by college students attending Jackson State University and Tougaloo College. Through film, they explored the relationship between the loss of family farms and the rise in health…

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“Being Black in Psychology” by Aleah J. Allen

     Hello, and welcome to It’s About You, an online film festival which showcases the works of novice and seasoned filmmakers. Our goal is to encourage people to find their voice through film. Via this format, we offer opportunities to celebrate the African American experience.      We begin this series by sharing “Being Black…

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