Teen Screen

An Educational Field Trip that Changes Attitudes – and Lives

The Starfish Throwers


Recommended for grades 6-12

72 Minutes


Worlds apart, a five-star chef, a twelve year old girl, and a retired schoolteacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement in the fight against hunger.  Teen Screen audiences will follow these three global citizens as they work in India, South Carolina, and Minnesota to overcome unexpected challenges as they persevere in their mission and see their impact ripple further than they would have ever expected.

Theme: Human Rights/Social Action

Sub-Themes: Cultural Awareness, Problem-Solving, Altruism, Acceptance, Personal Growth and Development