Youth Documentary Academy

Momentum Tour

Spotlight on Youth Voices

Southern Colorado Public Media Center
720 N. Tejon Street, downtown Colorado Springs

On Thursday, October 27, at 6:30PM, the Youth Documentary Academy, in partnership with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and KRCC, will present an evening of short films produced for the Colorado-based PBS series “OUR TIME” at the new offices of KRCC and the Southern Colorado Public Media Center. In celebration of arts and health equity in our region, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance’s “Momentum Tour” during Arts Month in Colorado Springs has occasioned a new partnership with KRCC and Youth Documentary Academy to engage the public through strong point-of-view films in the region about mental health and teen suicide prevention. 

Doors open at 6:30PM. YDA filmmakers will present their PBS documentaries followed by moderated Q&As and conversations with the filmmakers and attendees. Food catered by CPRD will bring delicious and thoughtful cuisine to the evening. Come see the new Southern Colorado Public Media Center, meet KRCC staff and YDA faculty and learn more about Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. 

FOOD & FILM: Spotlight on Youth Voices is a free event but registration is required. Capacity is limited to 40. To register and secure your seat at the event, click below:

About FOOD AND FILM’S partner organizations:

For over fifty years, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) has been teaching dance that honors the African diaspora as well creating numerous performing ensembles. CPRD has become a prominent cultural ambassador in Colorado, championing social justice and bringing communities together through arts and movement.

For nearly ten years, the Youth Documentary Academy (YDA) has been producing high caliber, high impact documentary films in partnership with diverse youth in the Pikes Peak region. In 2019, YDA created a new television series OUR TIME that exclusively features the films in its program. OUR TIME broadcasts on over 80 percent of PBS stations nationwide.

KRCC is a non-commercial, member-supported public media service affiliated with, and operated by, Colorado Public Radio in partnership with Colorado College.


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