Reel Voices Archive

PAST REEL VOICES FILMMAKERS & PROJECTS

Since 2005, Pacific Arts Movement has empowered local high school students to learn the art of documentary filmmaking through the Reel Voices program. This intense 10-week summer class helps students become socially-conscious storytellers, learn Adobe Premiere editing, and experience all stages of production.

 

For more information about Reel Voices, click here.

BROWSE BY YEAR

RV 2018 American Born Confused Desi

American Born Confused Desi

 

ANVITA GURUNG

 

Community Underground Film Festival (Philadelphia, PA) – Best Documentary
RV 2018_La Unica Opcion

La única Opción

 

CLARA SILIEZAR

 

San Diego Latino Film Festival
RV 2018_Dependent

Dependent

 

DRAKE PRESTO

 

Community Underground Film Festival (Philadelphia, PA)
RV_2018_Greater THan Homeless

Greater Than Homeless

 

KATIE JOSE

RV 2018_Follow Your Heart

Follow Your Heart

 

MADELINE ATWATER

Reel_Voices_2018_FOR HERE OR TO GO

For Here or To Go

 

RYAN NGUYEN

Reel_Voices_2018_FOR NEVER

For Never

 

TRISH LAI

Reel_Voices_2018_STROKES FROM NATURE

Strokes From Nature

 

SIDNEY OUNG

RV 2018_Brujeria

Brujería

 

VIVIAN MUÑOZ

 

San Diego Latino Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2017_GROWING-UP-HIP-HOP

Growing Up Hip Hop

 

NINA PEARL MARTIN

 

San Diego Film Week
Jacksonville Dance Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2017_BLACK-HAIR-MAGIC

Black Hair Magic

 

ALAYSJA CLARK

 

Community Underground Film Festival (Philadelphia, PA)
Charlotte Black Film Festival, DIYDS Film Festival (Cambridge, MA)
Houston Black Film Festival – *Best Micro Doc*

Reel_Voices_2017_ANGROGYNE

Androgyne

 

BAYLEE AHRENS

 

CineYouth Film Festival (Chicago)
Art Amplifying Youth Summit (San Diego, CA)
South Bay Student Festival (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Busan International Kids & Youth Festival (South Korea)
Reel_Voices_2017_PLAN-A-PLAN-B

Plan A Plan B

 

KIMBERLY MORENO CHAVEZ

 

 

San Diego Latino Film Festival – *Best Youth Film*
 SCREEN Student Film Festival (Santa Monica, CA)
Reel_Voices_2017_BELOW-THE-SURFACE

Below the Surface

 

GARRETT SEAMANS

 

Voices from the Waters International Traveling Film Festival (Bangalore, India)
Reel_Voices_2017_A(MEXI)CAN

A(mexi)can

 

SARAY AGUILAR

 

San Diego Latino Film Festival
Art Amplifying Youth Summit (San Diego, CA)
Reel_Voices_2017_TELEWOMEN

Telewomen

 

MEGHAN ALLISON IBAÑEZ

 

San Diego Latino Film Festival
Dia de la Mujer Exhibit (San Diego, CA)
Hobnobben Film Festival (Ft. Wayne, IN)
South Bay Student Festival (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Reel_Voices_2017_HOME-AWAY-FROM-PHTEAH

Home Away from Phteah

 

PETER PROM

 

Asia South East Film Festival (Cambodia)
Southeast Asia x Seattle Film Festival
San Diego iVIE Student Film Awards
Reel_Voices_2017_IRENE

Irene

 

ADRIENNE GARRETT

Reel_Voices_2017_PERCEPTIONS

Perceptions

 

JAKE BULETTE

 

Art Amplifying Youth Summit (San Diego, CA)
Reel_Voices_2017_MOTHERLANDS

Motherlands

 

WINTER SMILEY

 

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Scout Film Festival (Stowe, VT)
2017 Long Beach Indie Film, Media, and Music Festival – Nominated for Best Youth Filmmaker
Reel_Voices_2017_ISLAND-OF-MISFIT-BOYS

Island of Misfit Boys

 

JUSTIN WELLINGTON

 

Central Film Fest (Springfield, MO)
Reel_Voices_2017_LIFE-ROLLS-ON

Life Rolls On

 

 REAGAN YORKE

 

Malibu Teen Film Festival, DIYDS 2017 (Boston, MA)
We Care Film Fest (New Delhi, India), SCREEN Student Film Festival (Santa Monica, CA)
Scout Film Festival (Stowe, VT)
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (Seattle, WA)
Newport Beach Film Festival, Festival of Recorded Movement (Vancouver)
Doc Sunback Film Festival (Mulvane, KS)
Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival
2017 MY HERO International Film Festival (2nd Place Prize)
Reel_Voices_2017_HUMAN

Human

 

AMY LOEBER

 

Malibu Teen Film Festival
Love >>> Film Series (NYC)
Central Film Fest (Springfield, MO)
Reel_Voices_2017_ADIMISSIONS

Admissions

 

DANIEL PEREA

 

Central Film Fest (Springfield, MO)
Reel_Voices_2017_DAVID-AND-GOLIATH

David and Goliath

 

RACHEL LEE

 

Malibu Teen Film Festival
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Central Film Fest (Springfield, MO)
iVIE Student Film Festival (San Diego, CA)
Busan International Kids and Youth Festival (South Korea)
Reel_Voices_2017_MIRACLE-BABY

Miracle Baby

 

SIENNA DIMURO

 

San Diego Latino Film Festival 2017
Reel_Voices_2017_FULL-CIRCLE

Full Circle

 

BRITTANY SCHOTSCH

 

Reel_Voices_2017_PERFECT-IMPERFECTION

Perfect Imperfection

 

CIANNA PLATT

 

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2017_LIVING-FREEDOM

Living in Freedom

 

EVAN NGUYEN

 

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2017_CAN-I-ASK-YOU-A-QUESTION

Can I Ask You a Question?

 

FABRICIO DUARTE

 

Reel_Voices_2017_ORACLE

Oracle

 

NOLAN FITZMAURICE

Reel_Voices_2017_ART-SURVIVES

Art Survives

 

IMANOL COBIAN

Reel_Voices_2015_GENDERATION

Genderation

 

ISABEL RANGEL

Reel_Voices_2015_LIMITING-FACTOR

Limiting Factor

 

KEVIN RIVAS

Reel_Voices_2015_FROM-PILOT-TO-PHOTOGRAPHER

From Pilot to Photographer

 

EDGARDO MARQUINA

 

Reel_Voices_2015_SAFETY-ON

Safety On

 

NOELLE SARTE

Reel_Voices_2015_PLAN-BEE

Plan Bee

 

SKAI PETERSON

Reel_Voices_2015_1946-2014

1946-2014

 

TRAVUS CLARK

Reel_Voices_2015_DEPRESSION

Depression

 

LEN KILLEEN

Reel_Voices_2015_OBSESSED

Obsessed

 

MICHELLE ZHAO

 

Tower of Youth 2016 (Sacramento, CA)
DIYDS 2016 (Boston, MA)
LA Asian Pacific Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2015_BURRITO-BOYZ

Burrito Boyz

 

DANNY TRAN

 

Young Filmmakers (NY)
Reel_Voices_2015_DOORS-OF-CHANGE

Doors of Change

 

CORRINA LEWIS

Reel_Voices_2015_OUR-RELIGION

Our Religion

 

MIRANDA DURKEE

 

Doc Sunback (Kansas)
Young Filmmakers (NY)
Reel_Voices_2014_CONFESSIONS-OF-A-COSPLAYER

Confessions of a Cosplayer

 

GABI D’AMICO

Reel_Voices_2014_ITS-A-PROCESS

It’s a Process

 

REBECCA LIU

Reel_Voices_2014_IM-JUST-LIKE-YOU

Just Like You

 

ASHTON TU

 

Best Documentary Film in the Youth On!
Film Festival in Madison, Wi 
Reel_Voices_2014_CLIMATE-CHANGE

Climate Change

 

JAKOB ROSTAMO

Reel_Voices_2014_SKIN

Skin

 

HINSSEENEE REGASSA

Reel_Voices_2014_WITNESS

Witness

 

MELISSA RUEGG

Reel_Voices_2014_A-STEP-FORWARD-A-LOOK-BACK

A Step Forward, A Look Back

 

IRIS PULSINGAY

Reel_Voices_2014_SEEING-TRIPLE

Seeing Triple

 

EMMA LIU

Reel_Voices_2014_AS-WE-ARE

As We Are

 

KRISEL MAGANA

Reel_Voices_2013_MAKE-IT-HAPPEN

Make it Happen

 

MICHAEL GUYEN NGHIA

Reel_Voices_2013_SUFERS-BOND

Surfer’s Bond

 

EMILY BERGERSEN

Reel_Voices_2013_BRUCE-THE-CVS-MAN

Bruce the CVS Man

 

KIARA DEVINE

Reel_Voices_2013_WOULD

Would?

 

JAE BIRELEY

 

Reel_Voices_2013_WHAT-IS-FRIEND(SHIP)

What is Friend(ship)?

 

SIERRA GREEN

 

Reel_Voices_2013_BREAKING-REALITY

Breaking Reality

 

ANGELEENA TIAOKHIAO

 

Reel_Voices_2013_BEING-DIABETIC

Being Diabetic

 

KRISTAL SALAZAR

 

Reel_Voices_2013_CRESCENDO

Crescendo

 

AUSTIN GATUS

 

Reel_Voices_2013_A-LETTER-TO-ALEX

A Letter to Alex

 

JACKIE RECINOS

Reel_Voices_2013_PROUD-TO-BE-LOUD

Proud to be Loud

 

JEREMIE SUNICO

 

Los Angeles Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
Reel_Voices_2012_NARUWAN-TAIKO

Naruwan Taiko

 

EMILY JOHNSON

 

 YoungCuts Film Festival
LA Film Fest “Future Filmmakers Showcase”
Reel_Voices_2012_TEENAGE-TIME

Teenage Time

 

ASHLEY SHIN

 

LA Film Fest “Future Filmmakers Showcase”
Reel_Voices_2012_AS-ASIAN-TEENS-WE-HOLD-A-HERITAGE

As Asian Teens, We Hold a Heritage

 

SUNNY KIM

 

LA Film Fest “Future Filmmakers Showcase”
Reel_Voices_2012_LIFE-100-POUNDS-LIGHTER

Life 100 Pounds Lighter

 

ADRIAN ALTEZ

 

 iVIE Awards of the San Diego County Office of Education
Reel_Voices_2012_A-NEW-MARINE

A New Marine

 

JUAN GONZALEZ

Reel_Voices_2012_UNFORGETTABLT-NIGHT

Unforgettable Night

 

 CLEMENTINE MUKARUKUNDO

 

Young Leaders Film Festival
LA Film Fest “Future Filmmakers Showcase”
Newport Beach Film Festival
National Film Festival of Talented Youth
iVIE Awards of the San Diego County Office of Education
Fresh Film Festival
Radharc Award for the Best International Documentary in the Radharc tradition by a Young Filmmaker
Reel_Voices_2012_LIFE-UNDER-THE-HOOD

Life Under the Hood

 

JOSEPH WILSON

 

 YoungCuts Film Festival
Fresh Film Festival
Radharc Award for the Best International Documentary in the Radharc tradition by a Young Filmmaker
Reel_Voices_2012_BEGINNINGS

Beginnings

 

 KATHLEEN SILVERSTEIN

 

Austin Film Festival (Young Filmmakers Program Competition)
Asian American International Film Festival
San Francisco International Film Festival
National Film Festival of Talented Youth
Reel_Voices_2011_What I Want

What I Want

 

MICHELLE MIXAY

 

Canadian National Capital Commission’s Winterlude Festival
Seoul International Youth Film Festival
Los Angeles Film Festival
iVIE Awards (Best High School Non-Fiction, Nominated)
MYX TV’s House of Film (Independent Film Showcase) for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2011_Preparation of a Generation

Preparation of a Generation

 

 ALEXANDER POWELL

 

 iVIE Awards (Best High School Non-Fiction, Nominated)
Reel_Voices_2011_Sitz to Stage

Sitz to Stage

 

 MARYGIAN REBULLAR 

 

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2011_Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

 

 MARISSA DODDS

 

Los Angeles Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2011_Doors

Doors

 

JOSE ROMERO

 

MYX TV’s House of Film (Independent Film Showcase) for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Reel_Voices_2011_Love Life Live Your Dream

Love Life, Live Your Dream

 

TONY ANGLIN JR.

 

Asian American International Film Festival
MYX TV’s House of Film (Independent Film Showcase) for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
National Film Festival of Talented Youth
Reel_Voices_2011_Kenny

KENnY

 

ASHA ZEPHIRA MAREN

 

MYX TV’s House of Film (Independent Film Showcase) for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Reel_Voices_2011_I Am An AsiaCan

I Am An Asiacan

 

JESUS OLVERA

 

 Asian American International Film Festival
Los Angeles Film Festival
iVIE Awards (Best High School Non-Fiction, Nominated)
MYX TV’s House of Film (Independent Film Showcase) for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
National Film Festival of Talented Youth
Reel_Voices_2011_Full Out

Full Out

 

CAMILLE WILSON

 

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2011_Unplugged - A 14 Day Challenge

Unplugged: A 14 Day Challenge

 

 KAYLOR MYERS

 

iVIE Awards (Best High School Non-Fiction, Nominated)
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Los Angeles Film Festival
Reel_Voices_2010-CAN-YOU-HEAR-ME-NOW

Can You Hear Me Now?

 

BRIAN BRENNAN 

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award
Reel_Voices_2010_MUSICAL-WARRIOR

Musical Warrior

 

 

ANGEL GATUS

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award
Reel_Voices_2010_MEJOHN

MeJohn

 

PHILLIP BERNARDINO-GOMEZ

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award
Reel_Voices_2010_TECHNOMANIA-CIRCUS

Technomania Circus

 

 CHRISTIAN GUZMAN

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award
Reel_Voices_2010_HIDING-THE-PAST

Hiding the Past

 

KANYON IWAMI

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award
Reel_Voices_2010_BREAKING-EXPECTATIONS

Breaking Expectations

 

KEVIN TRAN

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award
Reel_Voices_2010_TO-MEAT-OR-NOT-TO-MEAT

To Meat or Not to Meat

 

LAUREN LYNCH

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award
Reel_Voices_2010_THE-SEED

The Seed

 

CALVIN HA

 

Winner of PBS’s Project VoiceScape Audience Award

Flow

 

JARROD FINLEY

Not that Different

 

JUNIA ZHANG 

Billy Martinez

 

LORA CHAUDAVIS 

Mujeres en Resistencia

 

LUPE SANDOVAL 

Living Across States

 

STEVEN GARCIA

Waiting

 

STACI GAINES 

Lillygol Joon

 

HOLLY CRAMER