Steve James directs a documentary style short film for Google's Ghetto Film School. Founded in 2000, Ghetto Film School is a non-profit that teaches the art of cinematic storytelling to young filmmakers from the South Bronx and beyond. Using Google+ Hangouts, Ghetto Film School MasterClass connects great directors with aspiring filmmakers from around the world.
"Hearing her tentatively pitch the film she wanted to make to director Lee Daniels and watching her react to his encouraging words "I want to make this movie" was a cool confidence boost for her as a budding filmmaker... I knew I wanted to tell her story."
- Director Steve James
Genres: Storytelling, People, DocumentaryNonfiction Unlimited, 8 years ago