On Beauty

By ADEDAYO PERKOVICH, age 11 Rick Giudotti photographs Jayne, who has a condition called albinism. PHOTO: On Beauty Former fashion photographer Rick Giudotti sees beauty in everyone. “We want to give people another way to see difference…to embrace it,” he...

Kids for Cash

By SAMUEL MARTINEZ, age 12 One student was jailed for creating a fake myspace page about her vice principal. Judge Ciavarella sentenced her to four years in a private juvenile detention facility. IMAGE: Wikimedia Commons The documentary film Kids for Cash, directed by...

Movie Review: Inequality for All

By THEO FRYE-YANOS, age 11 In Inequality for All, Robert Reich explores why the United States has so much income inequality, and why the financial gap between the rich and the poor is widening. IMAGE: Inequality for All Inequality for All is a 2013 documentary film...

Movie Review: "The Harvest/La Cosecha"

By IK Kid Reporter ROBERT IVKO, age 12 Zulema is forced to withdraw from school and harvest crops. The Harvest/La Cosecha, “The Story of the Children who Feed America” is a documentary about three immigrant children who are trying to help their parents earn...

Movie Review: Home

By CHARISSE DE LOS REYES In “Home,” French director Yann Arthus-Bertrand shows how humans have damaged the Earth. PHOTO: Elzevir Films “Home” is the perfect movie to watch in this day and age when our world is faced with serious environmental problems....

Planet 51: An Unusual Immigration Story

By ROSE MARSH Sony Pictures What really grabs people when they see a movie? It could be funny, sad or show powerful visual images, or it could have a strong, clear message. “Planet 51” is an example of the issue of immigration hidden away in a fun-loving animated...