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Story Publication logo October 28, 2021

A Trailer for 'Stay the Course'

Nani Reyes with oyster

For teenagers in the South Bronx, venturing onto the Bronx River in a wooden rowboat is more than an...

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Through in-depth and intimate conversations, the film reaches beyond the tropes of the Bronx to tell of how the students and instructors at Rocking the Boat, a youth development program based along the banks of the Bronx River, see themselves: as a proud family gathering in an urban oasis where they build boats, sail across the Manhattan skyline, and discover a deep appreciation for the natural resources in their backyard.

Stay the Course is a film that reflects the current racial justice awakening—one that dares to challenge the statistics.