THE NEXT CHAPTER
Director // Producer // Cinematographer // Editor
Created for the Anytown: USA project at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
Youth filight is an increasingly common issue in small towns across the country and Star, North Carolina is no exception. The guarantee of a job at the local factor or mill died when they shuttered over a decade ago. With no jobs or opportunities available young adults are leaving in record numbers. This is a portrait of four high school seniors and how their growth in the small town on Star has shaped their paths as they embark on the next stage of their lives.