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We the Children Film Screenings

Pono is pleased to announce that We the Children, a documentary about children’s thoughts and feelings on politics, will screen at multiple film festivals.

This film captures Pono students’ concerns about the 2016 election results and their ensuing political journey. Filmmakers Jamal Joseph and Mike DeCaro follow the children, ages 7 to 11, as they study constitutional law, engage in activism, and get involved in New York City’s Harlem community. The subjects of We the Children ultimately challenge the general perception of children’s limited role in politics and encourage viewers to consider children’s political voice.

The New York Short Film Festival will screen We the Children at Cinema Village in Greenwich Village, 22 E. 12th Street, New York City 10003, on November 3, 2018, at 6:30pm.

We the Children will screen at YoFiFest on November 6, 2018, at 6:00pm. YoFiFest is an annual film festival held in Yonkers, New York. This year’s festival will show more than 150 independent movies. We the Children will screen at the Digital Media Art Center (DMAC), located at 28 Wells Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701. For more information, please visit and follow @yofifest on social media. Share We the Children’s screening at YoFiFest and tag #yofifest and #yofifest2018.

On November 14, 2018, at 6:00pm, We the Children will screen as part of the New Filmmakers Documentary Program. New Filmmakers began in 1998 and is New York’s longest running screening series. The documentary will be shown at Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street), New York City 10003. For more information, please visit and

We the Children will screen online as part of the Kids First! Film Festival.

In addition, we are honored that We the Children has received a Gold Winner 2018 online award from the International Independent Film Awards.