"Kids and Guns: Digital Stories"


With violence topping the news and lawmakers weighing various control measures, the role of guns in our society is a hot topic of debate.  This workshop will focus on the North Central Troy community with digital story telling techniques to explore issues of growing up with guns and violence.  

With award-winning filmmaker Jim de Seve. A Be the Media! instructor at the Sanctuary, he is an award-winning documentary producer/ director whose acclaimed documentary, “Tying the Knot,” has played internationally.  He produced extensive work for the mass media industry, and broadcast internationally. He has an MFA from RPI’s Arts Program, and teaches media production at Union College.

Co-sponsored by Missing Link Street Ministry. The Missing Link Street Ministry has collaborated with Media Alliance on many media education and communication resources for his community youth, many of whom are beneficiaries of their “Anti-Violence” and “Feed-A-Kid” programs. “The youth media program represents hope for these kids,” said Pastor Bacote, ordained elder in the A.M.E. Zion Church and the pastor of the Missing Link Street Ministry.