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Finding My Place

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

A screening of the WFYI film “When Kids Wrote the Headlines,” a story of local student journalists, with a panel discussion on how those experiences shaped their identities and their role in our civic life. 

This event showcases the film “When Children Wrote the Headlines,” which is the story of a news bureau – Children’s Express/Y-Press – staffed by students, ages 10-18, who learned the skills of research, interviewing, and, writing to produce news stories for The Indianapolis Star & WFYI from 1990—2012.  Their experiences shaped not just their own sense of identity at a critical time in their personal development, but also their role in the civic life of their community.

Following the film screening, moderator Lynn Sygiel, Children’s Express/Y-Press former Director; alum youth journalists Warren Stokes and Lisa Schubert Nowling; a WFYI reporter (TBN); and Bill Moreau, co-founder of The Indiana Citizen will join in conversation on how this experience helped the students identify their skills and interests, shaped their future lives and how they learned the imperative to participate in the wider world, the civic life of our community—to find their place.

A partnership between KanKan Cinema, WFYI, and The Indiana Citizen.

Contact the event organizers at (317) 800-7099 or hello@kankanindy.com.

Walk-ins welcome, space permitting. Registration is strongly encouraged by Nov. 9.

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Adult and youth holding notepads and talking
Image Courtesy of Lynn Sygiel

Details

Date:
November 9
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

KanKan Cinema and Brasserie
1258 Windsor St
Indianapolis, IN 46241 United States
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Phone:
317-690-2220

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Parking Instructions
Free parking in the KanKan lot and on all surrounding streets. Guests should use the main entrance.