As storytellers, we believe the words that we say create the world in which we live in; we believe that our words have the power to transform who we are as human beings, and our environment. Thus, we communicate using colorful words of courage, compassion and authenticity; delivered on the third largest LED screen on the east coast of the United States of America… at the SAY IT LOUD Film Festival. Share your story
Films are selected based on their ability to move, touch and inspire viewers. The subject matter of the films will include, and not be limited to: the Baltimore Uprising, the black male experience, the police officer experience, women’s rights, Native-American history, the immigrant experience and immigration policy, Cuban Marielitos, LGTBQ community, persecution of Jews, the Nation of Islam, organized religion, political prisoners, mental illness, corruption, overpopulation, pro-life, pro-choice, education, meditation, sanitation, climate, eating disorders, addiction, impoverished communities, natural disasters, the homeless, people with disabilities, animals, and Mother Earth.
This Say It Loud Film Festival poster was created by Will Shanklin:
Below are five of our recent Official Selections:
Ethereal by Akeem Jackson and Kyle Yearwood
You Are Not Machines by Matt Carlson
The Longest Walk of Their Life by Barna Szasz
Save the Earth by Ruslan Bokach
I Like Adoption by Brad Formsma
The Say It Loud Film Festival is a platform to transform the narrative of pop culture.
Have you ever remained silent? You always have a say in the matter.
WHO: The Say It Loud Film Festival
WHAT: This is an extraordinary outdoor block-party, and we’ve partnered with ARTSCAPE to provide even more exposure for these wonderful films at this FREE and public event!
Take One – May 25th, 2019 from 7pm to 11pm.
Take Two – June 14th, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm.
Take Three – July 19th, 2019 from 8:30pm to 11pm.
Take One – Arch Social Club 1947 Pennsylvania Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217
Take Two – Creative Labs 1786b Union Ave, Baltimore MD 21211
WHY: The Say It Loud Film Festival was inspired by the Baltimore Uprising, and we are a stand to have everyone’s voice be heard!
HOW: Click here to submit your films.
Special Thanks to: