Planet Classroom presents the best of 30 years of social impact through storytelling on KIDS FIRST! 30th anniversary | New


NEW YORK, 25 October 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Planet Classroom is proud to present KIDS FIRST! Film Festival best films created by young filmmakers around the world from the November, 1st to celebrate KIDS FIRST! 30th anniversary.

“There are so many different elements that go into making a movie,” said KIDS FIRST! Founder, Ranny Levy. “When children are involved in the creation or marketing process of a film, they learn valuable life skills, including problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration and pitching. They gain the self-confidence to express an opinion that they can debate with their peers. . “

“At Planet Classroom, we believe that quality storytelling is the most effective way for young people to share ideas that inspire positive change,” said Cathy Rubin, co-founder of the Planet Classroom network. “Now more than ever, it’s time for young media creators to help us rethink a world in which all people can thrive. We are thrilled to partner with KIDS FIRST! To celebrate amazing stories that focus on some of the most important global issues of the day. “

From the November 1, 2021, the Planet Classroom Network’s YouTube channel will broadcast a stunning collection of short and feature films from some of the world’s most talented and promising independent and young filmmakers. The stories are grouped under the themes of LGBTQ + Planet Classroom, Race and Tolerance, Environmental Action, Wellness and Self-Esteem, Teen Musical, Teaching Empathy, and Girl Power. Features include Quaranteened (Director Cori Anne Laemmel), Dressed Spirits (Director Carletta injured), Black Lives Matter: Children’s song (directors Omar Vigueras and Javier Rendon), To dance! (Director Andrea Mangano), one at a time (director Jacob Reinhart), Perfectly Imperfect (Directors Millie Williams, Mallory Henderson and Tiana Hicks), Love is love (Director Mina’s song), Human Race ISM (Director Elina Villemure), Delivering Sunshine (director London Mitchell), Hide! (Director Matt streeter), Koga and his friends: Shelter (director Philippe Kholos) and Kids Who Save the World: Clean Air (Director Adam tyler).


CHILDREN FIRST! Film Festival is an initiative of the nonprofit Coalition for Quality Children’s Media founded in 1991 whose mission is to teach children critical viewing skills and to increase the visibility and availability of children’s media from quality. CHILDREN FIRST! Film Festival is a showcase for new and classic children’s films from independent and student filmmakers around the world, in addition to select studio films. Visit the website


The Planet Classroom Network, hosted by CMRubinWorld, brings together musicians, dancers, video game makers, filmmakers, learning innovators and emerging technologists from around the world to entertain, educate and engage young people, and to deliver a rich cultural experience to all. The content presented for young people and by young people on the Planet Classroom Network is provided by 29 cultural organizations from around the world. Young people around the world have played an important role in conceptualizing, creating and producing the vision and programming of the network. Visit the website

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