VIRTUAL SCREENING - PILLARS
Scribe presents a grouping of short films from our collection under the theme of Pillars. Each film highlights a local organization or business that is integral to the vitality of the communities they serve. As pillars within the Philadelphia region, these organizations continually provide a network of access to healthcare, housing, food, and various other forms of well-being. This screening is an opportunity to showcase a small sample of local institutions and businesses who need our support during this time.
B.O.N.E Talk by Kyla Gladney-Enos (Science Leadership Academy) and Madison Richardson (Science Leadership Academy @ Beeber)
Produced by 2018 Documentary History Project for Youth
This short documentary highlights black-owned businesses and their owners in West Philadelphia.
Why Not Prosper by Why Not Prosper
Humanities Facilitator: Fran McElroy Production Facilitator: Heather Levy
Why Not Prosper provides numerous programs and advocacy which support formerly incarcerated woman. Why Not Prosper showcases the impact the organization has within the Germantown community and at-large within Philadelphia.
To The Point by Prevention Point Philadelphia
Project Facilitators: Ryan Saunders and Wanda Moore, with Cindy Wong and Keith Fulton
Does everyone, no matter who they are or what they do, have a fundamental right to health and safety? Prevention Point Philadelphia thinks so and has since its inception in 1991 as a grassroots, volunteer organization conducting syringe exchange when it was still very much an illegal activity. To the Point documents the struggles and triumphs of this long-time needle exchange program committed to protecting the health and rights of habitual drug users and sex industry workers.
Masjidullah: Struggle for Human Excellence by Masjidullah Inc.
Project Facilitator: Idris Abdul Zahir
This documentary looks into Masjidullah’s origins as an independent Masjid, its growth and development through the years, and its members’ vision for the future of their community as it settles into its new campus.