PBS Online Film Festival

The Children of Central City

Season 2019 Episode 9 | 18m 26s

The film provides an in-depth look at the impact of growing up surrounded by violence in one of New Orleans' most crime-riddled neighborhoods. The film takes you to the playing field, the classrooms, players’ homes and the offices of the social workers whose attempts to treat the children's post-traumatic stress are repeatedly thwarted by state budget cuts to mental healthcare.

Aired: 07/15/19

Expires: 07/14/21

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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