Youth Media Festival
The 8th Annual Wide Angle Youth Media Festival gives voice to over 200 youth from over 40 schools and 10 after school programs in Baltimore City by providing a forum that showcases their creativity and perspectives at diverse venues throughout Baltimore City. Selections in this year’s festival are comprised of individual and group projects featuring photography and film. These works all challenge negative stereotypes of young people in Baltimore. The festival’s opening night will take place on May 15, 2013 at the Creative Alliance from 5:00-8:00PM.
In collaboration with The Gandhi Brigade’s Just Us Youth Media Festival, the Wide Angle Youth Media Festival Committee will be presenting films from 5:30-7:30PM that share the perspectives of young people from across the state of Maryland. Wide Angle Youth Media’s and Gandhi Brigade’s students are sharing the positive things young people in Maryland are achieving and discussing the common challenges they face.
Wide Angle Youth Media will also be offering fun and free art activities, such as a button-making workshop, to groups and the public from 3-5:30 PM.
Wednesday May 15, 2013
Free Art Activities 3:00-5:00PM
Opening Reception 5:00-8:00 PM
The Creative Alliance
Amalie Rothschild Gallery
3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore MD 21224
Groups of 8 or more: $5
Call 443-759-6700 or email email@example.com for more information.
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About the annual wide angle youth media festival
Our Youth Media Festival gives voice to Baltimore City’s youth and provides a forum to showcase creativity and perspectives at a variety of venues throughout Baltimore City. Works in the festival will be comprised of individual or group projects in photography and video that challenge negative stereotypes of young people in Baltimore. Participants will have the opportunity to exhibit and screen their work in a local gallery, a public screening and participate in a traveling exhibition that will be on view at farmers markets and other public events throughout Baltimore City.
Join the Youth Festival Committee
The Wide Angle Youth Media’s Youth Media Festival Committee (YMF) is a year-round, after school leadership program for youth ages 14-20 living in Baltimore City. It provides them with a platform to speak their truths and have their voices heard. The goal of the YMF Committee is to empower a core team of young people to create and develop a citywide platform for youth voices. Youth on the committee learn photography skills, how to budget, curate, fundraise, promote, design, and plan events; most importantly, the YMF Committee shapes the direction of the annual festival.
How do you apply?
- Download the YMF Application, and complete accordingly.
- Please write clearly and have a parent or guardian sign the form.
- MAIL OR DROP OFF your completed application to:
Wide Angle Youth Media, 2601 N. Howard Street, Suite #160, Baltimore MD 21218