ABOUT THE SERIES
Generation Next is Calgary International Film Festival's youth-focused film series. Heading into its third year, the Series empowers youth ambassadors to hand pick films relevant to their generation and gives a new voice to the youth perspective. CIFF collaborates with 10 high school students grades 9-12 to select and watch films, curating an important part of the festival's lineup.
The curated films will also have high school curriculum ties, and teachers can sign-up for their class to watch a film during the 2022 festival. LEARN MORE
IMPACT OF GENERATION NEXT
Generation Next Previewer Program
“The relationships and experiences that these opportunities provide will allow our students to thrive, network and kick-start their career ambitions.” - Julie Barton, Calgary Board of Education.
Generation Next Classroom Participation
100% of teachers surveyed said "participation in Generation Next added value to [their] classroom instruction and/or curriculum.