Movies that Matter: Film Screenings for Schools

Virtual Screening: When I Write It


Wednesday, April 7, 2021
12 – 1 pm
Live Virtual Q&A

When I Write It (2020)
Film run time: 15 minutes.
Film will not be shown during Q&A event; advance viewing is recommended.

Two Oakland, California teens—Leila Mottley and Ajai Kasim—explore what it means to be young, Black, and committed to making art in their rapidly changing city.

Live virtual Q&A with Nico Opper and Shannon St. Aubin, directors, and Ajai Kasim and Leila Mottley, protagonists, April 7 at 12 pm EST.

Free with advance registration. Film available for streaming immediately upon registration.

Register via the online form or email


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