What It’s Really Like To Be Too Young To Vote In America

A diverse group of U.S. teenagers express how Trump’s America impacts them.

Australian-born, New York-based director Jason Evans has made a short documentary that lends a platform to a group of American youth who were too young to vote in last year's controversial presidential election. Titled To Speak Of Ourselves, it features a wide range of teenagers from different backgrounds and cultures who take it in turn to talk about their hopes and concerns in Trump's America.

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"We shot in N.Y., N.J., and Ohio," Evans told The FADER over email. "We spent a few hours with each person, filming a small portrait of them in their own environment, capturing private, reflective moments, listening to them talk about both their day-to-day and their various concerns and anxieties, often related to the new administration. Everyone we met was incredibly generous in sharing their views. It was really inspiring, a real collaboration. It’s been great seeing them post the film within their own circles, getting it out to other teenagers. I definitely wanted to make a document that each teenager involved would be proud of when they watch it."

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What It’s Really Like To Be Too Young To Vote In America