My Words Are My Power

This documentary features the unheard voices of teens from across New Mexico. Bombarded with adult themes and violence in today’s media, these teens find a positive way to express themselves. Seeking to be heard, they choose to express themselves through the power of words. Poetry for them is a powerful tool for building self-esteem and an act of self-discovery.

January 12, 2001 | 26:48 | PRODUCER: Manuel Machuca

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