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  • The Valedictorian

The Valedictorian

2021 / United States / 15 Minutes / Kary Perez

Film Synopsis

Becoming a young adult and just getting started in the world is a hard reality for most kids. Such is the case with graduating seniors Tyrese, Larissa, Josh, and Jeremy. But adding on the hardship of being a young person of color in our current world makes being a teenager more complicated. What starts off being a normal day quickly turns into a life altering situation that forces these characters to reckon with the hardships of being a person of color and a true ally.