The Backyard Philly Project delves into the lives of four teens growing up in Penn Town, an inner-city neighborhood, and how their involvement with Helping Hand Rescue Mission has given them hope for a better life through tutoring and other character-building activities aimed at young people.
Filming began in October 2011 and concluded in June 2012, and consists partly of video shot on individual cameras given to the teens. The documentary premieres May 10th & 11th, 2013 at Drexel University’s URBN Center Annex. Doors open at 6pm, movie starts at 7pm. Tickets go on sale March 18, and can be purchased at our store.
At times some call Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love,
Kill-adelphia. Watch four teens who live in the projects express loss and hope by forging the future with the next generation.
"Penn Town" is a short documentary for our upcoming full documentary "The Backyard Philly Project."
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