Local documentary receives three awards at film festival screenings across the country

From Sarasota Magazine .com  March 6, 2019
When Miles Iton, then a student at New College of Florida, contemplated creating his senior thesis project, he looked to his own experiences as a student body president. The end result was Sincerely, the Black Kids, a documentary that examines the racism black student leaders experience on college campuses. Iton, the film’s director, as well as producer Shakira Refos, the former director of community and outreach for the Sarasota Film Festival, and videographer, Eduardo Correa, a former student at Ringing College of Art and Design, talked to black student leaders at New College, Clemson, American and Cornell University about harassment on predominately white academic institutions.
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Sincerely, The Black Kids (2018) – Official Trailer

Across the country, universities everywhere are becoming battlegrounds for racial politics and agendas. For every loud proponent of “agreeing to …


Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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