Reel Works - Films by Teen Filmmakers - Showcased at the Museum of Modern Art
February 4, 2011 - Documentary shorts from the Reel Works Teen Filmmaking program will be showcased as part of the Watch This! Films for Tweens series presented by the Museum of Modern Art on Saturday, February 5 at 2pm.
Families with kids ages eleven to fourteen are invited to explore documentary films featuring real stories told by and about teens. In collaboration with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, MoMA presents six short films made by New York teens enrolled in the Reel Works Teen Filmmaking program. The films range in topics from family to religion as the young filmmakers explore the joys and the complex challenges of life as a teen in NYC.
Episodes of “Reel Works with Byron Hurt” featuring these documentaries air on Fridays at 9pm and weekdays at 4:30pm on NYC life (channel 25), the flagship station of NYC Media.
Admission to the Watch This! Films for Tweens is free. Tickets are distributed on the day of the program only, on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the films and the screening, visit moma.org/visit/calendar/events/11069.