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CSM Presents: The Other City

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The Other City

Susan Koch directed The Other City, a film that examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Washington, D.C. She was joined by J'Mia Edwards and Jose Ramirez whose stories are featured in the film at a screening and Q&A sponsored by The Center for Social Media.

The Other City (2010)

Below are clips of the Q&A session with The Other City director Susan Koch and J'Mia Edwards and Jose Edwards whose stories were featured in Koch's film that followed the screening of the film The Other City, at American University as presented by the Center For Social Media.

Clip 1

Video still from the panel discussion for The Other City.

Jose Ramirez, Youth Program Coordinator, La Clinica del Pueblo, talks about La Clinica del Pueblo’s recently opened youth center in DC and the work that the center does specifically to educate teenage Latino immigrants.

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Clip 4

Video still from the panel discussion for The Other City.

Jose Ramirez, Youth Program Coordinator, La Clinica del Pueblo discusses how immigration reform is a necessary part of combating the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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Clip 2

Video still from the panel discussion for The Other City.

Jose Ramirez, Youth Program Coordinator, La Clinica del Pueblo, talks about La Clinica del Pueblo’s recently opened youth center in DC and the work that the center does specifically to educate teenage Latino immigrants.

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Clip 5

Video still from the panel discussion for The Other City.

Susan Koch, Director of The Other City, discusses reactions to the film both from audiences and from her subjects, and talks about where some of the subjects are now.

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Clip 3

Video still from the panel discussion for The Other City.

Jose Ramirez, Youth Program Coordinator, La Clinica del Pueblo discusses the need to educate youth on safe sex practices in light of the prevalence of sex in music, tv, and other aspects of popular culture.

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Clip 6

Video still from the panel discussion for The Other City.

Susan Koch, Director of The Other City, discusses the origins of her film. Koch reveals she wanted to make a film about the divisions that exist in the District.

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