Activating the Archive

Activating the Archive with Echo Park Film Center is a free 8 week, 8 session film class for youth to explore and question the nature of visual archives and the many ways that they can be activated through new practices. We invite local youth to question what makes up an archive, delve into existing collections and create their own short piece through film and video. Instructors: Chloe Reyes, Nicole Ucedo and Jorge Ravelo

FREE to participating teens: 14-19 years old. No Experience Necessary.
All instruction, materials, equipment and field trips will be provided at no cost by EPFC. The program also includes field trips to local community archives in the Los Angeles area. Tap cards with fare will be provided.

Saturdays 1pm – 3pm
September 24 – November 12, 2022
Classes will be in-person at Art in the Park with some field trips.

Students MUST be able to attend all sessions of the class. Consistent attendance and punctuality are absolutely crucial to the program. Guest lectures, scheduled field trips, and the filmmaking process are all necessary for the full educational and creative experience.

Registration Required

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