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Harlem International Film Festival (Hi) and Columbia's Zuckerman Neuroscience Institute invite you to FIRST CHANCES, Second Thoughts.


Once you have pre-ordered your free ticket an email reminder will be sent to you before the film becomes available on Thursday January 14.

If you missed the New York Premiere of the film at the 2020 Festival, here's your chance to catch this uplifting screening of FIRST CHANCES followed by a discussion with the film’s award-winning director Alex Luchsinger, Dr. Jeff Gardere, Dr. Robert Fullilove, and Timothy Jackson, the subject of the film.


The conversation will be moderated by Chandler Phillips of the Sundance Institute. We will be closing with a short regenerative meditation led by Keri Ashkenazy, associate director of the Columbia Business School, holistic health coach and meditation instructor.


FIRST CHANCES                                                                 

Director: Alex Luchsinger

Country: US, Running Time: 25 min

This is the story of Timothy Jackson, a man from Oceanside, CA who never had a first chance in life and ended up serving a long-term prison sentence after coming of age as a gang member. Jackson participated in an entrepreneurship program in prison, sparking change in his life and ultimately leading him on a path of success, love, and new meaning.

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    00:25:04
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Alex Luchsinger
  • Cast
    Timothy Jackson