Central High School Pre-Engineering Academy and PBS Media presents an exciting celebration: Khem Comic Fest! This festival takes place in Central High School, Newark, NJ on February 25, 2017 from 11 am to 7 pm. Khem Comic Fest is a convention, festival and celebration. Our goal is to develop a youth literacy and expression through reading, writing, drawing or developing sequential art and related media. Hence, we created a festival that will feature and promote creators of comics, books, film, and other media with a focus on black; culture, concepts and interests. Our festival is for everyone and a diverse networking event for professionals as well as enthusiasts to aspire, inspire and appreciate people of color contributions as it relates to Popular Arts media. Khem Comic Fest is not limited to comics. Our events highlight other literary genres like speculative fiction, as well as video games, collectable toys and models, films/documentaries, and all other media related to the Popular Arts.
KHEM COMIC FEST will also provide relevant, engaging, informative entertainment and professional networking opportunities for the Newark community. Among the attractions provided are interactive activities which include; Comic Book Marketplace, Comic Book workshops, Comic Book Library, Panel Discussions and Screenings.
Khem Comic Fest Educational Objective:
Students will be able to analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning of the tone or aesthetics of the text.
Common Core State Standards (CCSS): RL.11.12.1, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.6, W.11-12.3
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