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Camp Arrowhead * Heartwarming, Inspiring Message, Never lose Hope

19-year-old Sophie Walker attends a summer camp to help her get over the loss of her mother. She attends as a worker and is initially made fun of by some rich girls at the camp. But when the rich girls realize they need another girl for the archery team, they invite Sophie to join. Meanwhile, Sophie has met a mysterious man in the forest named Percy who claims to be an archery coach. Sophie gets Percy the job as team coach and Percy proceeds to turn the girls into lethal archers. Along the way, Percy also helps Sophie come to terms with the loss of her mother - in an unexpected and magical way. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Carlee S. comments, “Camp Arrowhead is a heartwarming film with an inspiring message. It is a story about overcoming tragedy and never losing hope. When you have friends and you work together, sometimes miracles happen. It is a fast-paced film with … - read more...


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Daniel Robey, Founder and CEO, ThinkJam, Shares His Thoughts on Marketing Entertainment

Enjoy Eshaan M.'s interview with Daniel Robey, Founder and CEO, ThinkJam. Over the last 20 years, Daniel Robey has built and skillfully steered multiple businesses to great success in the entertainment space. As CEO of Think Jam he has created one of the most agile and pioneering marketing firms in the industry, from scratch and without investment. From a two-person startup it has grown into an international award-winning agency, with a formidable workforce of more than 100 people and offices in London and Los Angeles. Robey's skill in forging long, successful relationships with some of the biggest companies in the world has been valuable in an industry characterized by its volatility. That resilience is borne out of his commitment to innovation; this in turn has established him as a technological thought leader, with numerous published articles that outline his bold … - read more...

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Join our KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Team
Are you a kid who loves film, loves talking about film and loves to be on-camera? If so, we want you on our national KIDS FIRST! Film Critics team! This audition is open to those wishing to be join our national KIDS FIRST! Film Critics team. To audition, click on the link below to apply. Auditions are open tweens and teens, ages 9 to 16. There are three short steps to enter. There is no fee to participate in this program, but there is a fee to take either our quick start course or one of our boot camps. Go here to apply: https://forms.gle/tJhe7EhtMAZg7sJV9 We are accepting Auditions: Sept. 1, Oct. 1, Nov. 1 and Jan. 1. Our fall classes will be … - read more...


Erik Davis (Fandango), Col. Terry Virts (Astronaut), Sebastian Sdaigui (Run for His Life)
Listen in as we interview Erik Davis (Managing Editor, Fandango), Col. Terry Virts (Astronaut and Producer of the book “How to Astronaut” and the film “One More Orbit”) and Sebastian Sdaigui (Director, Run for His Life). Host Calista B. is joined by KF! Critics Nathalia, Ethan and Tiana. Before you spend your hard earned dollars at the movies, be sure to listen to what our youth reporters have to - read more...

From the Jury

Mr. Soul! Focuses How Ellis Haizlip Used His Program To Show Black Talent In Positive Ways
Mr. Soul! is right on time given the subject - Ellis Haizlip - and his accomplishments as America’s first Black nighttime talk show host during the Civil Rights Movement/Black Power Movement from 1968 - 1973.  It is a rich story that will resonate with audiences across the nation and across generations.  With Black Lives Matter and the current state of our country and our communities addressing racism in a meaningful manner - Haizlip’s story and his inspiration is now even more important.   Ellis was innovative, political and gay. In his personal fight for social equality, this man ensured that the revolution would … - read more...


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