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CineYouth Program

CineYouth Selections: Captions Available

 6 shorts | 58 minutes

Screenings & Events

Virtual Screening

Available to stream globally April 24 @ 12:00pm CT through April 30 @ 11:59pm CT for a 72-hour watch window.


As part of our ongoing accessibility initiative, we are proud to present this selection of CineYouth films with captions available. Click on the Subtitles button to turn on the English Captions.


The Big One: The Day Bigfoot Shot Dad

Henry Shriber | Washington | Age 18

A gruff father follows his lifelong dream of tracking down and catching Bigfoot, only to realize that his greatest accomplishment has been by his side all along.

A Trip to the Moon

Julian Barahona | California | Age 17

Faced with financial challenges, a single mother takes her young son to the moon using the magic and awe of storytelling.

As You Are

Daisy Friedman | New York | Age 19

An interabled couple’s first night together leads them to confront complex relationships with desire, bodily autonomy, and what it means to truly love another person.

Earth’s Second Moon

Benji Tucker | New York | Age 19

This animated musical fantasy follows a pair of first-time parents and their baby, who seems to never stop growing.


Larissa Salazar | California | Age 21

Salvadoran immigrant Carla struggles to navigate her rocky relationship with a Texas gubernatorial candidate.


Josh Leong | New York | Age 21

Faced with losing custody of his child, a 16-year old boy in juvenile prison learns what it takes to be a father by caring for a chicken.

There’s Something About Ryan

Jesse Padveen | Canada | Age 22

The strength of a family’s bonds are put to the test when their diabetic son is frightfully transformed.


Eva Ulreich | Virginia | Age 14

This moody and gripping work of animation follows a lost soul on the run from the Reaper.


Isabella Miller, Gabe Braden | Alabama | Age 20

An activist drag queen in rural Alabama is forced to keep her identity secret as she fights for human rights in a race against the systemic erasure of her own history.

The River

Janay Kelley | Tennessee | Age 19

This impassioned, poetic expression of a community’s response to the loss of a young girl addresses sexual violence, grief, and trauma.