Things to Do: 7th annual Directing Change Film Event

Coming Tuesday, May 21st, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the 7th annual Directing Change Film Screening and Award Ceremony at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

This festive event includes a screening of short films created by young filmmakers to change the conversation about suicide prevention and mental health at their schools and in their communities. By attending the event youth will learn about warning signs for suicide and how young people can be supportive of a friend in emotional distress or with mental health challenges. In addition, schools and organizations will learn about free trainings, resources and mini grants available to them, and how to access these films to support you’re their own outreach efforts.

Event Details:

May 21st, 2019 11am to 2pm

  • 11 am – Red Carpet & Reception
  • 12 pm – Screening & Award Ceremony

Theatre at Ace Hotel: 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

  • Funding for buses available

To RSVP and coordinate transportation please email: devin@directingchange.org


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A Hope-Filled Discussion about the Climate

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