Washington, D.C. (August 8, 2016) – Ysabela (Bela) Garcia, of Mullen Nebraska, is the first Latina to be invited to participate in The American History Film Project, a digital film fest that features the work of students reporting local history stories from communities throughout the United States. Read more:
Washington, D.C. (May 28, 2015) – A grassroots film fest featuring the work of students reporting from communities throughout the U.S. will be exhibiting at Annandale High School (AHS) in Annandale, Va. 4 p.m. Saturday June 6 for the American History Film Project (AHFP). Ty Kvanvig, Teven Marshall and Lexi Rice of Mullen, Nebraska are three seventh grade students in the World History class of Mullen resident Kelly Garcia.
Ty and Teven’s video is a how to guide to constructing a sod house in the fashion of plains pioneers. Lexi Rice’s video is an interview concerning an infamous local crime that spurred a national investigation. Lexi is expected to attend the premier with teacher Kelly Garcia, who will represent her other students Ty and Teven. Their films are two of only four entries selected nationwide to be showcased at the exhibition. Read more:
Washington, D.C. (June 9. 2015) On June 6, Lexi Rice, a student of Mullen Jr. Sr. High School, and Kelly Garcia, a teacher at Mullen Jr. Sr. High School, spoke at the American History Film Project (AHFP) at Annandale High School about what it felt like to participate in the American History Film Project’s exhibition and a tour of Washington D.C. Mullen was one of three communities in the U.S. selected to participate in the national showcase.
Garcia expressed enthusiasm about being involved in a film submitted to AHFP. “I have to do it again next year now.” On her blog, Garcia recounted her close participation in the exhibition. “Our involvement started last year by a simple Google search! I manage to “fall into” the most amazing experiences sometimes. This was one of those experiences.” Read more:
Washington, D.C. (May 28. 2015) Mullen Junior High World History students Ty Kvanvig, Teven Marshall and Lexi Rice will be exhibiting short history films at Annandale High School in Annandale, Va. (in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area) Saturday June 6, at 4 p.m. EST for the American History Film Project (AHFP) showcase.
Ty Kvanvig, Teven Marshall and Lexi Rice are three local Mullen High School students who have been chosen to have their films exhibited at the AHFP showcase. Ty and Teven’s video, is a howto guide to constructing a sod house in the historical fashion of the plains dwellers. Lexi Rice’s video is an interview concerning an infamous local crime that spurred a national investigation. Their videos are two of only four nationwide chosen to be showcased at the exhibition. Read more: