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Help us choose the top 10 mentoring movies of all time. Voting closes at midnight on March 27. Click below to vote and enter to win $500 in movie tickets.

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Welcome to Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors

We’re bringing together the power of movies to influence our culture with the power of mentors to change lives.

Help us select the top 10 Gen2Gen mentoring movies of all time — and find out more about becoming a mentor in real life.

Thanks to the 1,000 people who nominated movies. We’ve narrowed it down to 25.  Will you help us choose the top 10 mentoring movies of all time? Vote today and enter to win $500 in movie tickets! Voting closes at midnight on March 27. 

Interested in Hosting a Watch Party?

If you love to watch and discuss movies, how about hosting a Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors watch party?
These informal gatherings bring friends, family, neighbors or colleagues together to watch a great mentoring movie, then talk about how to become mentors in real life. Whether you invite two friends or 200 to join you, we’ll make it easy for you to host a fun party with this simple guide and downloadable invitation.


Tell Your Friends About
Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors

Our Movies & Mentors Digital Toolkit includes sample social media posts, e-newsletter copy and graphics you can customize to meet your needs. Download it today and help spread the word!

Become a Mentor in Real Life

Explore ways to become a mentor with our lead Movies & Mentors partners below.

MENTOR’s mission is to fuel the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships for America’s young people and to close the mentoring gap. Use the Mentoring Connector to search for a variety of programs in your community and connect with them directly about volunteering.
Strive for College connects aspiring college students with free, one-on-one, online mentoring through the entire college admissions and financial aid application process. Interested in mentoring virtually? Click below for more information on how to get involved.
Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. Click below to learn more about becoming a "Big" for a child in your community.

Our Partners

The Gen2Gen campaign has 125 other partners, all working to help kids thrive.
Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors is funded through the generous support of The Eisner Foundation.


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