Generation Impact: The Coder

Samantha Knowles
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Jay Jay Patton was only 13 when she designed and built Photo Patch, a mobile app to help kids send photos and letters to incarcerated parents. Jay Jay’s own dad was in prison for five years. Jay Jay and her dad founded Unlock Academy, a school that teaches coding and provides mentoring to enable young people of color to have careers in STEM fields. GENERATION IMPACT is a new docu series that features teenage entrepreneurs using technology to break barriers and better their communities. THE CODER is the first film in the series.
Movie Tavern 3
March 25, 2022 4:30 PM
Virtual 2
March 26, 2022 11:00 AM
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6 mins

Director: Samantha Knowles                        

Producers: Steve Cantor, Jamie Schutz                      

Cinematographer: Johnny Saint Ours          

Executive Producer: Angela Matusik

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