"When making the film, I definitely didn't think we would be recognized on a national level," said Chatterjee, a senior at Waubonsie Valley High School. "I'm so proud of what we've accomplished over the past six months since making it."
Click here to watch the film on YouTube
Youth tells the story of a young man's struggle after losing a loved one. The two-month production, which was filmed in downtown Chicago, stars Waubonsie Valley students Matt Hix and Meyani Montano. The music video is in contention for Best Music Video, Best Director, Best Editor and Best Actor (Hix).
The AAHSFF is the philanthropic initiative of the San Francisco Film Society.
As an official selection, the video can win a share of over $300,000 in scholarships and prizes.