Slip of the Tongue is adapted from a spoken word poem by Adriel Luis and looks at perceptions of beauty, ethnicity, and body image. Using the slam poetry as a soundtrack, a strong visual style with quick and unpredictable editing, the film deconstructs the protagonist's attempted pickup line, "What's your ethnic makeup?" to a girl at the bus stop. As an artful celebration of a young woman's self-awareness, critical consciousness, and personal voice, Slip of the Tongue exemplifies the power of youth produced media in both its content and quality. more
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YMIP showcases, documents and contextualizes youth media's compelling practices, projects and processes.
Projects of Change
An on-line gallery of case studies featuring exemplary media projects made by youth along with first account stories of how they came about. This richly textured multimedia site offers in depth exploration of the signature educational, social change and media production strategies that practitioners used in working alongside youth producers, writers and artists to create media that makes change. more
This lexicon of terms is drawn directly from and cross-referenced with interviews with practitioners, facilitators and educators in the field of youth media. Rather than text-book definitions, the Glossary aims to contextualize the meaning of these terms as they are applied directly in youth media practices and pedagogies. more
Curricula & Resources
A clearinghouse of information on youth media education providing documents, downloads, descriptions, articles, guides and links. more