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Young Filmmakers From Compton Spotlight Their Work on the Big Screen in Hollywood


3 Youth Documentaries Premiere at the AHF Theatre at 6500 Sunset
Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028 at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018

The Healthy Housing Foundation by AHF (HHF)
presents the Young Moviemakers of America's Annual Youth Documentary
Series Premiere at the AHF Theatre at 6500 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
90028 at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

Young Moviemakers of America hosted a ten-week workshop to
educate youth in Compton, California, about movie editing, mixing,
shooting and producing. Students were not only taught how to develop
film scripts, use a camera or light a scene, but also team building and
life skills. At the end of the workshop students produced their own
short documentaries.

"Our students were able to enhance their overall writing, reading and
vocabulary skills," said YMA Founder, Moon McMillan, a Film and
Video Production Major from El Camino College. "It was amazing to see
how creative and dedicated the students were to producing their
documentaries. I am positive that our Compton youth will have a bright
future in the entertainment industry."

Filmmakers, family and friends, and community members are invited to see
the 2018 documentaries created, written, edited and produced by the Young
Moviemakers of America

  • "The Beauty In Me"
    • Centered around a young African American girl from Compton,
      California, that finds self-love.
  • "Laced Up"
    • Shadows the story of two shoe lovers as they travel around Los
      Angeles, California, to find other shoe lovers.
  • "More Than A Sport"
    • Compelling story about a young athletic baseball player.

Guests will also enjoy sounds from DJ Young 1 and food from a
local food truck on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the AHF Theatre in Los
Angeles, CA, during the movie premiere.

Young Moviemakers of America (YMA), is a non-profit
organization that works with the youth to create customized digital
projects. The program helps kids enhance their writing and vocabulary
skills, learn to develop scripts, use camera equipment, edit, mix,
direct and produce original documentaries. To learn more about Young
Moviemakers of America, please visit our website:

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The Healthy Housing Foundation Powered by AHF (HHF) is a new
division of AHF created to immediately address the housing needs of
homeless, low-income, and chronically ill individuals, with a focus on
sustainable SRO
and rental-to-ownership models. HHF owns and operates almost 400 units
in the Los Angeles area and is currently developing two housing
complexes in South Florida. HHF's motto is "Prevent, Preserve, and
Produce" – prevent displacement, gentrification and loss of
affordable housing; preserve neighborhoods, historic landmarks
and open spaces in cities; and produce new affordable housing
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