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TEACHED Series of Short Films

TEACHED is an award-winning short film series that candidly examines systemic racism especially as it impacts African American boys. Directed and Produced by Kelly Amis, a former teacher and long-time education equity activist, the five TEACHED films—The Path to Prison, The Blame Game, Unchartered Territory, Code Oakland and Think of Calvin—have won seventeen international film festival awards and screened at high-profile venues including the U.S. Department of Education, SXSW Edu,The Atlantic Race & Justice Summit, Museum of the Moving Image, the Salesforce Foundation, LinkedIn, and a wide variety of universities, businesses, government offices, and non-profit organizations.


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The TEACHED films provide powerful conversation starters around issues of education, equality, and race. We encourage you to organize interactive screenings and online watch parties of the films using our free resources:

- Program Theme Ideas

- Discussion Guide

- TEACHED Artwork & Film Stills

To book Film Director Kelly Amis to speak at your event, go here.

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