After making the dangerous journey from his native Guatemala to New York City, 15-year-old Luis struggles to balance attending school and finding work to support his family back home. Meanwhile, Judy, a Cuban-American ICE agent, faces her own internal...
HARLEM RISING: A COMMUNITY CHANGING THE ODDS
The Harlem Children’s Zone Initiative has transformed the lives of several generations of children and led a revolutionary educational and social experiment to break the cycle of poverty and violence. This inspiring and timely film uses an extraordinary archive to document its history. From serving one block in the 1990s to ultimately reaching 97 blocks, the program demonstrates real change through the stories of students, educators, and the visionaries who are still helping children succeed.
Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Director Rayner Ramirez, immediately following the film.