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Reviews
 
"For First Generations Trying To Navigate Their Way To College, Few Miracles"
- Esther J. Cepeda, The Washington Post
 
"New Documentary Explores Obstacles Facing First-Generation College Students"
- Nicole Tortoriello, The Education Trust
 
"'First Generation' Chronicles Students' Difficult Path to College"
-Tanya Caldwell, The New York Times
 
"The Power of Two Hours"
-Taylor Schaffer, The Short List
 
 
Stories & Interviews
 
"First Generation students explore the journey to college"
- John Benson, VOXXI
 
"First Generation College Students: Often Last To Know"
- Maureen Downey, Atlantic Journal Constitution
 
"First Generation - You Don't Know What You Don't Know"
- Melanie Mendez-Gonzales, Que Means What?
 
"First Generation College Students Topic of Documentary Screening"
- Meredith Moriak, Midland Reporter-Telegram
 
"San Antonio Biz Leaders and Students Team Up to Tackle College Access"
- Donna J. Tuttle, San Antonio Business Journal
 
"First Generation"
- Rima Brusi, Closing Gaps
 
"Jordan High alumnus Dontay Gray returns to his roots for 'First Generation' screening"
- Leiloni De Gruy, News in Black
 
"Obstacles on Route to College"
- Russ Pulliam, The Indianapolis Star
 
"Efforts Target First Generation College Students"
- Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick
 
"First-Generation College Students Face Unique Challenges"
- Lauren Starkey, Examiner
 
"First Generation on DPVNEntertainment" (Video)
- Ashlei Stevens, DPVN
 
"The Biggest Obstacle for First-Generation College Students"
- Joanna Chau, The Chronicle for Higher Education
 
"USC Rossier Turns College Access Into A Capital Idea"
- Andrea Bennett, USC News
 
"College Week to showcase film 'First Generation'"
- Elaine Ayala, My San Antonio
 
"Documentary sparks conversation about low-income students"
- Kevin Stawicki, The Daily Pennsylvanian
 
"Napa-Born Filmmaker Comes Home for Festival"
-Louisa Hufstader, Napa Patch
 
"Napan's Documentary at Film Festival"
-The Napa Valley Register
 
"Jaye and Adam Fenderson Talk First Generation Film"
-Harrison Painter, Indy FAQ
 
 
Mentions
 
"Finances Are One of the Biggest Barriers for First-Generation College Students"
- Catherine Groux, US News & World Report
 
"Idyllwild: Film Fest Reaches Goal Early"
-The Press Enterprise
 
"Tears of Joy"
-Pamela Johnson, USC News
 
"'The Descendants' Opens First Napa Valley Film Festival"
-Mira Advani Honeycutt, The Hollywood Reporter
 
"Napa fest picks 'Mamitas,' 'Kumare'"
-Shelby Hill, Variety
 
"Napa Valley Film Festival 2011 Award Winning Films!"
 
"The Pursuit of Knowledge: NVFF Supports Education"
 
"Looking for an Education Reform Documentary: Take Your Pick"