Fly By Light
Young People Overcoming the Trauma in Their Lives

Fly By Light - Young People Overcoming the Trauma in Their Lives
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Fly By Light - Full Film
Fly By Light is an intimate exploration of young people seeking to overcome the violence in their lives and create a new path for their future by connecting to a…
Fly By Light - Abridged Film
Fly By Light is an intimate exploration of young people seeking to overcome the violence in their lives and create a new path for their future by connecting to a…
For Everyone
A music video for the song "Fly By Light" that incorporates footage from the film.
I am Somebody
The "I Am Somebody" exercise presented in the film.
I Never Wake Up Angry Now
A sample of participant conversations from the retreat.
Let it All Go
Mark expressing his story through rap.
Make it Rain
A positive words exercise from the retreat.
What do I Need?
The participants learning how to develop compassion.

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