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Born on the Island EDU

  • Overview: When Hurricane Ike struck the Gulf Coast in 2008, it hit Galveston, Texas the hardest. Eight years later, residents are still rebuilding what they lost to the impacts of climate change. This is a story of disaster, faith, and equality in the face of challenge. 

    Class Suggestions: Born on the Island is an incredibly powerful documentary, that discusses important subjects such as climate change, life as an African American, destruction, and the church. Editing classes should have long discussions about these topics before and after editing this piece.

    • Beginner - Intermediate Difficulty
    • Transcripts included
  • Technical Details:

    • Download a sample clip.
    • 372 Minutes of footage.
    • Optional ProRes, RED, or DNxHD. (requires shipping.)
    • Licensing for any number of students on a single campus.
    • Students can use this footage on their demo reels or on youtube.
  • Rated PG13

    Born on the Island was given a PG13 rating by EditStock because there is no adult language or story themes. In fact, the theme is empowering and up lifting.  We believe that this film is appropriate for all colleges and high schools.

    EditStock's ratings are based on the guidelines set forth by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) rating system. These ratings are issued by EditStock, and NOT the MPAA.

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