Wednesday, March 16, 2022
12:30 – 1:30 pm EDT
Zoom, Virtual Program
Try Harder! (2021)
Directed by Debbie Lum
Film Run Time: 85 minutes
Middle and high school students are invited to view award-winning documentaries that examine current social issues such as representation and identity, immigration, and civil rights followed by Q&A sessions with filmmakers.
Advance viewing is recommended; film will not be shown during Q&A
Try Harder! examines the intersection of class, race, and educational opportunity as reflected in the experiences of a diverse group of high school seniors who navigate the American college application process and make that rite of passage their own.
Live virtual Q&A on March 16 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm EDT with Debbie Lum, director; Ian Wang, Kian Mojabi, and Mr. Richard Shapiro, protagonists.
Film available upon registration.