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Project VoiceScape: Meet Filmmakers Damari Lawrence, Jyoti Gurung and Lal Thapa

Three young documentarians from Oakland, California, investigated sex trafficking on notorious strip of International Boulevard in a Project VoiceScape grant-winning film, The Track. The filmmakers are now completing production with the guidance of media professionals including Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, director of the award-winning New Muslim Cool.

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Project VoiceScape: Meet Filmmakers Mohamed Gardner and Imani Peterkin

Imani Peterkin and Mohamed Gardner (of Albany, NY) are Project VoiceScape’s youngest filmmaking grant winners. Their documentary Seeds of Hope, which tells the story of a woman who built an inner-city garden in response to gun violence, is being completed at Youth FX with the guidance of award-winning filmmaker Musa Syeed (Bronx Princess).

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