Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Banned”: An Impressive Claymation Video About Book Censorship

Matthew Dunbar’s short film is one of our 2012 Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest semifinalists. Like what you see? “Like” this video on YouTube and it could become our 2012 People’s Choice Award Winner!

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Bye-Bye 30 Rock, A Show that Was Censored And Wouldn’t Shut Up About It

In honor of tonight’s series finale of “30 Rock,” a great show that had the balls to poke fun at NBC censors, everyone should play their “Censor It” game. The game shows lines from scripts and asks you, playing the … Continue reading

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VIDEO: When it Comes to Reading Books, Teens Can Speak For Themselves

Often the books we find the most affecting, the most informative are the ones others want to ban or keep us from reading. Alexis Opper’s statement of youth power is one of our 2012 Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest … Continue reading

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Watch “Redacted” A Short Teen Film About Book Censorship

Sarah Grabman and Evan Horowitz submitted their whimsical reflection on how the censoring impulse can even seep into your own head and self-perfection. This film is one of our 2012 Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest semifinalists. Like what you … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Guess What Dirty Dirty Book this Teen is Reading

Kids these days! Daniel Boyle and Grace vanKan tell a story of enlightenment for our 2012 Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest. Like what you see? “Like” this video on YouTube and it could become our 2012 People’s Choice Award … Continue reading

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High-Fiving A Million Angels: Debating the NYTimes Video Game Debate

This weekend, the New York Times featured comments on the debate over violent media in its Sunday Dialogue segment. The letters were written in response to one penned by Susan Linn, director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. A couple … Continue reading

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Teen Film: Controversial Books Help Us Learn and Grow

Rebecca Onstott is one of our 2012 Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest semifinalists. Like what you see? “Like” this video on YouTube and it could become our 2012 People’s Choice Award Winner!

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