Adobe Systems Incorporated
Youth Producing Change
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Adobe Youth Voices and Human Rights Watch
Film Festival Showcase 10 Youth-Produced Films
From Around the Globe
Screening s to be held at Youth Producing Change Event, January 22, Boston Museum of Fine Arts
BOSTON — Jan. 11, 2010 — Adobe Youth Voices, founding presenter, in collaboration with the Human Rights
Watch Film Festival, will bring young filmmakers to Boston this month to present films they created to raise
awareness of human rights issues ranging from child labor to police harassment. Two screenings of 10 specially-
selected films are scheduled for Fri., January 22, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, part of the second annual
Youth Producing Change showcase series featured in Human Rights Watch Film Festivals in London, New York
and San Francisco. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
Annalise Littman, age 18, is a freshman at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., and one of the young filmmakers
taking part in the Boston event. She will present her film, “Aquafinito,” which describes the struggle of people
around the globe to gain access to clean water. At the time of production, Littman attended Newton South High
School in Newton, Mass.
“Aquafinito raises awareness about the environmental and societal implications of bottled water, and Youth
Producing Change has provided an important opportunity for the film to be seen and its message to be heard,”
Youth Producing Change is a project of Adobe Youth Voices, the global philanthropic initiative of Adobe
Systems Incorporated, designed to provide youth in underserved communities with critical skills they need to
become active and engaged members of their communities and the world at large.
Since 2006, more than 20,000 youth in 30 countr