Backyard Philly Project: documentary on 4 teens in public housing [TRAILER] - Technical.ly Philly

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Mar. 20, 2013 11:30 am

Backyard Philly Project: documentary on 4 teens in public housing [TRAILER]

The Backyard Philly Project tells the stories of four teens living in public housing at 7th and Green Streets, using footage the teens shot themselves.

One of four young people involved with the Helping Hand Mission at 6th near Spring Garden profiled in the Philly Backyard Project documentary.

The Backyard Philly Project tells the stories of four teens living in public housing at 6th and Green Streets, using footage the teens shot themselves. It’ll debut on May 11 at Drexel’s URBN Center.

Get a ticket for the May 11 premiere here.

From local socially-minded production company Ferasha Films, the film feels especially timely taken with the recent report that out of the country’s biggest cities, Philly has the highest rate of people living in deep poverty (below half the poverty line). Watch the trailer below.

The Backyard Philly Project | Official Trailer from Amanda Danziger on Vimeo.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes became Technical.ly's associate editor after reporting on the Philadelphia tech scene for four years. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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