Crime, drugs, unemployment…despair. These social
problems affect urban
communities all over America. And nowhere more than Camden, NJ. Named
one of the most dangerous cities in America, and with a graduation rate
of less than 50% among public high school students, Camden is in danger
of losing its young people to hopelessness.
Is it possible to overcome these obstacles? Even in
Camden? The answer is a resounding YES!
Meet five young adults who grew up in Camden and whose
futures are filled with hope!
A Brighter Future looks at the way lives can be
altered through the arts, and it provides encouragement to other
communities hoping to engage their youth in constructive patterns of
Music has the power to transform lives. The scientific
evidence has been demonstrated in numerous studies. This documentary is
about the human evidence.
A Brighter Future is a sponsored project of New
Jersey Media Arts Center, Inc.
View the trailer [.mp4]
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