Yes Son That is a Lion(film)

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Artist: Newfound High School Film Club

Year: 2014

Date of Action: May 2014

Region: North America

Location: Bristol, NH

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion, Youth

Medium: Film Video

Confronting Bodies: Newfound Area School District

Description of Artwork: A film in the style of sketch comedy produced by high school students as part of their film club.

The Incident: The club was disbanded because it did not advance “student performance in core academic subjects like reading and mathematics” or “complement their regular academic program.” The material within the film was called "inappropriate."

Results of Incident: NCAC wrote a letter to the school district stating that it was broaching a First Amendment issue.

Source: http://ncac.org/incident/school-film-club-disbanded-in-new-hampshire/