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culture | youth “youth on film,” continued... was even a decade ago. up, shot and directed a documentary about a “With the accessibility of the programs and pair of young skateboarders’ journey through the products, they’re easier and cheaper — you the sport and life. Senior Taylor Wright filmed can even do it on your phone now,” he says, a documentary about his church youth group’s “It can be really silly videos or serious docutrip to Los Angeles. Like most young filmmakers mentaries, but whatever it is, kids have all this these days, Wright began making films on his energy and it made sense to give them their own own, tailoring his skills as classes like the one venue.” Comine teaches became available. Filmmaking contests aimed at young “When I was about 10 years old, my friends people are now commonplace and I would just use this cheap at independent film festivals camcorder and free movie editing across the country. Filmmaking software to put together awful vidVisit Inlander.com for complete eos. It interested me because I could was restricted to a few dedilistings of local events. cated students in the past, but make a video about anything,” says the medium is now much more Wright. widespread with — as Comine says — many kids With YouTube and other video sharing opting to make a documentary for their senior services, it might feel as if something like a film projects. festival would become increasingly unnecessary. Along a far wall in the classroom, junior WyBut Comine says this is the reason that a festival att Stone and Cody Yoder, a senior heading to like 4th Avenue is necessary. Eastern Washington University in the fall, look “Watching these films together is different over a near-final cut of their three-minute video than turning on the television,” he says. “It’s a “Evil Bread.” It’s a goofy tale of a guy who drops live group of people and they’re really paying ata piece of bread in a bucket of plutonium and is tention. The feeling you get when you see your subsequently attacked by said bread. It’s about project up on the screen is something else. They what you’d expect from a couple of teenage know they’ve accomplished something.” n boys, but the titling and edits suggest a level of skill that you wouldn’t have seen from filmmak4th Avenue Film Festival • Fri, May 3 at 6 ers this age a few decades ago. pm • Lewis and Clark High School • 521 W. Other entries to the festival take a more seri4th Ave. • Top three films screen before Ferris ous tone. Riley Richardson, inspired by a watchBueller’s Day Off at the Bing Crosby Theater on ing snowboarding and skating videos growing Tue, May 7 at 7 pm

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