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Film Awards


Houston World Fest 2015 - Bronze, Social & Economic Issues


Harlem International Film Festival 2015 - Best Short Documentary

Los Angeles Independent Film Festival 2015 - Award of Merit


Humboldt International Film Festival 2015 - Best Documentary


Napa Valley Film Festival 2015 - Honorable Mention

Canada International Film Festival 2015 - Rising Star Award

Honolulu Film Festival 2015 - Aloha Award


(In)Justice for All Film Festival 2015 - Audience Award


(In)Justice for All Film Festival 2015 - Social Impact Award

Best Shorts Competition 2016 - Humanitarian Award



Napa Valley Film Festival 2016 - Best Short Documentary

Uptown Short Film Festival 2016 - Best Documentary

Best Shorts Competition 2016 - Humanitarian Award


Amsterdam Film Festival 2018 - Best Documentary Editing


TEACHED Vol. I is a trio of short films about education in America (The Path to Prison, Unchart
ered Territory and The Blame Game).

Williamsburg International Film Festival 2012 - Outstanding Achievement for Short Documentary

Amsterdam Film Festival 2012 - Special Jury Prize


Indiefest 2014 - Award of Merit Special Mention

Teach for America Social Innovation Award 2013

Media Coverage

The Atlantic Live: Think of Calvin: One Family's Story / Race and Justice in America (also on C-Span here)

Global Health Film Festival Interview with Director Kelly Amis​​

Think of Calvin
in Unbound Magazine

On the GoPro Blog: Loudspeaker Captures Surgeries in Haiti

Beyond Chron: Reviews from United Nations Film Festival 2016 by Peter Wong

Reactor Core Hacking Silicon Valley: Two Inspiring Documentaries about Diversity in Tech

Huffington Post Why Silicon Valley Should Embrace Diversity by Rebecca Klein

Education Post It Shouldn't be a Privilege to Learn how to Code by Kelly Amis

Oakulture Picks for the 2015 Oakland International Film Festival by Eric Arnold

Napa Valley Register St. Helena Filmmaker Focuses on Education Reform by Jennifer Huffman

One Day: Mini-Lessons by Calvin Hennick

The Digital Life How to Hack Silicon Valley  by Kevin Lockett

Chicago Bureau Short-Film Trilogy Zones in on Education Woes of Nation by Rachel Janik

SunFMTV  TEACHED, Interview Kelly Amis - starts at 13:34  Cat Smith Podcast

Getting Smart  Good Work with a Loudspeaker  by Tom Vander Ark

Culture Craver  Fighting for Education Reform, One Film Screening at a Time  by Julia Levy

Take Part  'Teached' Film Series Cracks Open L.A.'s School-to-Prison Pipeline  by Jenny Inglee

Take Part  10 Education Documentaries You Don’t Want to Miss  by Jenny Inglee

Airwaves KWMR  Interview with Producer/Director Kelly Amis

Huffington Post  Ten Conversations With Edupreneurs  by Tom Vander Ark

Dropout Nation Podcast  A Call to Transform American Public Education  by RiShawn Biddle

One Day Magazine Filming the Heart of the Achievement Gap by Tom Hurst

CineVine Interview with Producer/Director Kelly Amis by Myisha Cherry

The Bohemian Chalking It Up by Leilani Clark

Napa Valley Register Shining a light on educational inequality by Carolyn Younger

Vallejo Times Herald Ex-instructor makes debut with 'Teached' by Rich Freedman

Harvard Political Review Silver Screens and Blackboards by Eric Hendey

Education Next School Reform Hits the Big Screen by Michael Petrilli

USAToday Is 2010 the year of the education documentary? by Greg Toppo

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