POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2020
DUE TO COVID-19
Change the Talk invites you to view teen films raising awareness about sexual violence and consent. We will celebrate and meet the winning filmmakers, munch on sips and snacks, and see incredible live performances by teen artists.
Questions? Email CTT@ncjwla.org
Check out past winners here!
Consent and Cinema 2019
Teen Film Festival
On May 4, 2019, Change the Talk hosted our first ever film festival: Consent and Cinema. Teens from across the country submitted short films to raise awareness about sexual violence, consent, and gender justice. Thank you to everyone who attended & made the festival such a success! You can check out the official photo album here.
We screened 11 selected films by talented filmmakers. Congratulations to the winning films!
*Before watching, please be aware that these videos contain sensitive and
potentially triggering content about sexual violence.
First Place: You’re a Guy - Lauryn Uhlenberg
"You're a Guy" highlights an aspect of sexual assault which is rarely discussed in society and the media.
Second Place: Homesick - Nathan Kadota & Kristina Kalatschan
Homesick aims to break the victim stereotype and show that abuse victims
may not look like what you expect from the outside.
Third Place: i am not the absence of color - Analisa McFarlane
This film is about the process of overcoming an intense experience that challenged this filmmaker's self-worth and everything that makes them an individual.