The Election Effect

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  • 2018
  • 1 Season

The 2016 election was unlike any we've seen in modern history. In its wake, a group of award-winning documentarians set out to chronicle what the results meant to students around the country. The result: The Election Effect, a five-part short documentary series that showcases life for the next generation of voters.

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Caitlyn and Elizabeth
5. Caitlyn and Elizabeth
May 24, 2016
Two students from Greeley, CO, with opposing political views experience living post-election with a large refugee population.
Noah and Brandon
4. Noah and Brandon
May 17, 2016
A gay couple in Southern Pines, NC, talks about being bullied and fighting homophobia through their school's Gay-Straight Alliance.
Wesley
3. Wesley
May 10, 2016
After the 2016 election, students at Hume-Fogg, a diverse Tennessee school for people of different backgrounds, learn from the editor of the student newspaper.
Hebh
2. Hebh
May 10, 2018
A young Palestinian activist living in the Bronx, NY, fights back against anti-Muslim sentiment and racism before and after Donald Trump's election.
Anmol
1. Anmol
May 10, 2018
A Concord Academy student talks about the ramifications Donald Trump's election has had on her ethnic neighborhood and her boarding school.
Description

The 2016 election was unlike any we've seen in modern history. In its wake, a group of award-winning documentarians set out to chronicle what the results meant to students around the country. The result: The Election Effect, a five-part short documentary series that showcases life for the next generation of voters.

  • Premiere Date
    May 10, 2018
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