Lost in Translation - in partnership with Inspired Youth
In 2018 we teamed up with Inspired Youth, a non-for-profit social enterprise who use digital media production and art to inform, challenge, educate and inspire. This partnership has resulted in three powerful project, all known as "Lost in Translation". The aim of the project series was to get those taking part thinking about how young people are perceived in the media and the community. As part of the series, the young people took part in workshops which included poetry writing, photography, and film making. The workshops resulted in powerful films being made.
Our first Lost in Translation project took place in Selby in late 2018, with the film being shown at the Selby Cinema in March 2019. The film showing also included an exhibition of the poems written by the young people, and the photographs taken of them. Those who were in the film then took part in a Q&A with the audience.
Inspired Youth wrote a series of blog posts to accompany the workshops, which include the photographs and poems. You can read the blog here and view the film below.
Bilton Youth Club, Harrogate
Following the success of the Selby Lost in Translation Project, we ran the Lost in Translation project with Bilton Youth Club, based in Harrogate. We were fortunate enough to premiere the film in May 2019 at the Everyman Cinema in Harrogate, with the Mayor in attendance.
Again, the project produced a powerful film which you can view below, and the accompanying blog can be found here.
Colburn Youth Group
The Colburn Lost In Translation film premiered in December 2019. The young people took part in a series of workshops and activities, which included writing a powerful poem. You can read more about the project here.