In this short Documentary, Director Ava Snow asks other teens one question only, "What do you worry about?" This film explores that question with the raw, unscripted answers of real youth. Their true responses delve deep into critical concerns about school, friends, family, the environment, suicide, sexual orientation, consent, safety, mass shootings, drugs, women's rights, and the pressure of planning for an unknown future. This film sheds light on fears kids face in today's society.

  • Ava Snow
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student, Other
  • Genres:
    Teen, Youth, Documentary, Reality, Real-Life
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 28, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • 2019 Reel Stories Premiere
    Salt Lake City
    United States
    July 8, 2019
  • 2020 Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    Official Selection
  • 2020 St. Francis College Women's Film Festival
    New York City
    April 14, 2020
    Official Selection
  • 2020 Reel Girls Film Festival
    May 20, 2020
    Winner - Best Documentary
  • 2020 All American High School Film Festival
    New York City
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Ava Snow

Ava Snow is an emerging young Independent Filmmaker, and Director of the short films Without Her, Life in America, Sydney, and Worried. She is also the 2020 Grand Prize Winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Youth Film Concept for her original script Reality Changed.

Ava's first film, the documentary Worried, as well as her first narrative short (Sydney), were made when Ava was only 14 years old, with the aim to shed light on underrepresented youth voices.

Through her films, Ava provides a fresh voice for today's teens, exploring bold and relevant topics such as social justice, LGBTQ acceptance, and youth mental health.

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