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LCUSD students shine from behind the camera at Young Director’s Film Festival

LCUSD students shine from behind the camera at Young Director’s Film Festival

For a handful of budding documentarians, the idea that you don’t have to be an adult to change the world became a little truer Sunday, when students enrolled in a Young Director’s class showcased their talents in a film festival.

Hosted by La Cañada nonprofit School-X, the Lanterman Auditorium film festival was the culmination of a 12-week program designed to get students thinking about causes they believe in and using powerful narratives to motivate others toward action.

School-X offers a series of entrepreneurial classes, in which students design and pitch a product or idea and then market it, usually for the benefit of a local charity or community group. Young...

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