Home:

Blog

Behind the Scenes

Through a Different Lens: Morriah 0

This is how you see me: Walking down the streets of New York, people see me and forget me. Strangers see a girl who is tall and has short brown hair, brown skin, and is a little bit curvy and maybe depending on what I'm wearing, people judge my social class too. Morriah Morriah Lisowksi, 17, Brooklyn, NY This is how I see me: I fi …

Read More
December 17, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

Behind the Scenes

Through A Different Lens: Fatimata 0

Fatimata Sylla, 17, Bronx, NY       This is how you see me: The world se …

Read More
December 11, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

News

Scenarios USA Roundup of the 10 Most Important Reads on Ferguson 0

‘Justice’ in Ferguson: The politics of the protests Last night a grand jury decided there will be no trial for Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Mike Brown, the unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, MO. In the 108 days since Brown was killed, too many of the news reports have centered around vilifying Brown and the community of  …

Read More
November 25, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

Behind the Scenes

3 Amazing Films- Coming Soon! 0

It's finally happening!  You've waited patiently to hear about who won Scenarios' REAL DEAL contests, who's directing the films and what's going on.  At long last, the wait is over!  We have three amazing young writers and three brilliant directors turning their stories into short films.  Please join us in person or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for behind the scenes and on set exclusives, sneak previews of post production and finally, to see the films at their world premiere in 201 …

Read More
September 6, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

News: Fun Stuff

Help Scenarios Redefine Place and Power in Chicago! 0

Scenarios USA has expanded our REAL DEAL program to Chicago schools.  Beginning this Fall, 39 dedicated educators in 9 public high schools are implementing the Scenarios curriculum addressing Place and Power. Our excitement doesn't stop there.  Today - Right Now - we're launching our first ever Indiegogo Campaign to fund the Chicago REAL DEAL film.  REAL DEAL films are written by students as the final assignment of our curriculum and are made by some of your favorite Hollywood talents like D …

Read More
September 17, 2013  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

News: Events: Educators Blog

Announcing the 2013-14 REAL DEAL Teacher Workshops, Curriculum and Contest 1

Love. Money. Family. Friendship. Power. Violence. Do your students think and talk about these issues? Do your students love watching movies? Are you looking for interactive, engaging, Common Core-aligned activities that will get even your most reluctant students thinking critically and writing creatively about sexual health and social justice issues? Are you interested in exploring how the arts can take critical thinking to a whole new level? Do you aim to create a safe space for your studen …

Read More
June 19, 2013  |  By:  |  Comments: 1

Behind the Scenes

Top 10 Moments in 2014 When Youth Dropped the Mic 0

Scenarios USA Celebrates Most Powerful Moments of Youth Making it Plain in 2014   ferguson leaders engage 1. Ferguson Protest Leaders Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton get engaged after changing the face of youth movements in America   o-NICOLE-MAINES-facebook

Read More
December 19, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

Behind the Scenes

All Of The Lights: An Interview with Gina Prince-Bythewood 0

By: Rebecca Carroll Gina Prince-Bythewood’s latest film, “Beyond the Lights,” is a remarkably nuanced, multilayered love story with beautifully drawn characters, difficult relationships and remarkably resonant themes of self-preservation, artistic integrity and the delusion, and illusion, of fame in America. Noni Jean (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is a young hip-hop star on the r …

Read More
December 4, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

Behind the Scenes

Give Back on #GivingTuesday! 0

DSC_7099 copy This holiday season, we invite you to celebrate the power of giving by recognizing Scenarios youth as they recognize themselves. As we move into 2015, we continue listening and learning from young people  - your contribution makes these projects possible: FILM - 3 films on matters teens define as critical to their world w …

Read More
December 2, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0