The Boost Conference, dedicated to engaging and supporting educators, is featuring the Mental Health Trilogy at its integrated virtual Film Festival this year!
Angst: opens up the understanding and reduces the stigma of anxiety, showing that it can truly affect ANYONE, even the most obviously successful (suitable for ages 10+). Panel Discussion moderated by Bryn Drescher, Facilitator, EduCare, Van Nuys, CALink to Event
LIKE: examines what drives our smartphone addiction, and helps us to gain more control, balance and fulfillment in how we relate to social media and our use of technology especially helpful in these online days of quarantine (suitable for ages 10+). Panel Discussion moderated by Michael Jacobus, Executive Director, Reset Summer Camp, Inc., Orange, CA
The Upstanders: explores cyber-bullying and the brain science from all perspectives - bully, target, bystander and upstander, fueling both empathy and the resilience to stand-up against perpetrators (suitable for ages 13+). Panel Discussion moderated by Jessica Mitchell, Ph.D., Director of Data & Research, AMIkids, Inc., Tampa, F
This evening is going to be incredible! Hear from some of film's most interesting and resilient talents - the students of Kids In The Spotlight, an organization that gives foster youth a chance to be heard, address trauma, build skills and often a see a path towards a brighter future. The films they produce are amazing, and the stories behind them even better! This is a special and unique event for Foster Care Awareness month
The wonderful Staller Center Film Series is coming to an end... catch these two recent 'classics' to keep you going until they're back with their summer festival!
Fri, May 1 at 7:00 pm – 135 minutes
Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale of four sisters coming of age shortly after the Civil War, beautifully brought to life by writer and director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird). With Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep and Laura Dern. Rated PG. Watch the trailer.
Fri, May 1 at 9:30 pm – 108 minutes
Witness Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carslon and Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly in this explosive look at the women who decided to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes (John Lithgow) and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network. Directed by Jay Roach. Rated R. Watch the trailer.