What They’re Saying…

Talk Show host Harold Davis exclusive interview with Independent Filmmaker, Ralph L. Crowder III. A timely conversation highlighting Chicago’s historic black community and the issues impacting the residents of cook county and beyond.


 

The Baltimore Stories Initiative hosted, Independent Filmmaker & Multi Media Journalist Ralph L. Crowder III at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. Mr. Crowder’s documentary film “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement” was discussed by a focus group of community residents and heads of city and state organizations. A post screening commentary by the filmmaker addressed the urgency of claiming ownership of purpose and voice post the city’s Freddie Gray decision. The following visual is the last in a three part experience of post screening conversations with the community of Baltimore City Maryland.


 

The Baltimore Stories Initiative hosted, Independent Filmmaker & Multi Media Journalist Ralph L. Crowder III at (HBCU) Coppin State University. Mr. Crowder’s documentary film “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement” was the selected documentary for Baltimore City residents participating in a series of community based engagement events. The Baltimore Stories initiative is designed to create media as youth educational tools around the importance of narrative and race, locally and nationally. The following visual is Part Two of a post film screening conversation with Coppin State University & Baltimore City High School Students.


 

The Baltimore Stories Initiative hosted, Independent Filmmaker & Multi Media Journalist Ralph L. Crowder III at (HBCU) Coppin State University. Mr. Crowder’s documentary film “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement” was the selected documentary for area Baltimore City High School students participating in a series of community engagement events. The Baltimore Stories initiative is designed to create media as youth educational tools to discuss the importance of narrative and race, locally and nationally. The following visual is Part One of a post film screening conversation.


 

Second Installment from the legendary Chicago Radio Station’s Heritage Film Series featured documentary, “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” Cliff Kelley talks with producer/director Ralph L. Crowder III, interacting with the attending audience during a post screening discussion around the importance of community ownership.


 

First Installment of input from Chicago & The WVON Heritage Film Series featured documentary, “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” Dr. Eugenia Orr speaks to Producer Ralph L. Crowder III about the historic Chicago AM powerhouse and the importance of engaging the community around film discussions and Independent Black media.


 

Independent Journalist and Documentary Film Producer Ralph L. Crowder III was a guest in Michigan City, Indiana for a special Black Church Screening of “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” The following comments were part of a post film discussion hosted by the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.


 

Independent Journalist and Documentary Film Producer Ralph L. Crowder III was a guest in Michigan City, Indiana for a special Black Church Screening of “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” The following post film discussion was apart of a broader church engagement directed to youth and community. Attendees took time to explore their thoughts around the issues featured within the featured documentary film.


 

Plymouth Congregational Church Racial Justice Committee presented a screening of the documentary film, “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” Ralph L. Crowder III and audience give input on issues highlighted within film and discuss it’s importance as a learning tool for all communities.


 

Independent Journalist and Documentary Film Producer Ralph L. Crowder III was a guest in Michigan City, Indiana for a special Black Church Screening of “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” Rev. Charlene E. Arrington-Moore gives spiritual insight into the films importance as a learning tool for all to benefit from.


 

Institute for Policy Studies presented Independent Producer/Director Ralph L. Crowder III,  for a screening of the documentary film “Hands Up don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” The event was held at The University of the District of Columbia.


 

Documentary Film producer Ralph L. Crowder III, talks about the importance of creating media for the issues impacting Black Youth.  A conference participant also gives insight into the value and learning tool of the featured film, “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.”

 

Marq King, Prince George’s County Public School Teacher speaks on the importance of creative learning in the classroom after screening the Documentary Film, “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement” to his students.


 

Documentary Film Producer Ralph L. Crowder III, speaks at the University of Maryland, College Park with Dr. Sheri Parks. The conversation between students and faculty was part of a post screening Q & A regarding the film, “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.”


 

Independent Producer/Director Ralph L. Crowder III, speaks at the Washington, DC premiere screening of the documentary film “Hands Up don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.”


 

Kristen Mengelkoch, speaks on the use and importance of the documentary film for the White Church Community who has programming and outreach for Racial/Social Justice issues.


 

Conversations after film screenings with various College, University, Conference or Community organizations. University of Minnesota African American & African Studies Department in Conjunction with the Social Justice Minor Program hosted “Hands Up Don’t Shoot our Youth Movement” Tour.


 

The American Psychological Association Biennial 2015 National Multicultural Conference & Summit discussion of the Documentary Film: “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” Selected Conference Leaders and Psychology Industry Professionals give commentary toward the educational and cultural value of the featured film.


 

Shawn Dove, Open Society Foundations Campaign Manager for Black Male Achievement and Co-Founder of Harlem Stand Up, speaks on the Special News Documentary for Freedom Radio News & Culture Television Network. “Hands Up Don’t Shoot our Youth Movement.”


 

University of St. Thomas Black Law Student Association hosted a presentation and screening of the Special News Documentary “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement.” Filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III discusses his documentary film regarding the death of Mike Brown and the youth uprising in Ferguson, Missouri.  Saint Thomas Students and guests give feedback and input.


 

Audience Input on a Special News Documentary for Freedom Radio News & Culture Television Network. “Hands Up Don’t Shoot our Youth Movement” is a documentary film regarding the death of Mike Brown and the youth uprising in Ferguson, Missouri.


 

Focus Group Feedback from a Minneapolis Audience regarding Freedom Radio News & Culture Television Network’s Documentary on the death of Mike Brown and the youth uprising in Ferguson, Missouri.