This is the story of a youth justice advocate’s childhood encounter with a violent police officer. Xavier McElrath-Bey narrates what happened to him.
The video is an experiment in journalism storytelling — a virtual world machinima, which is a method of making animated film using software similar to that for video games.
“The Kid, The Cop, The Punch” was produced and edited by computer science and new media arts students at Kennesaw State University, in the Atlanta area. Read more about their work at http://virtualworld.jjie.org/.