Arts Every Day Hosts a Youth Film Night!

Arts Every Day is pleased to announce its first Youth Film Night at The Motor House on Thursday, October as the third installment in their 10th year anniversary events 6th! Presented in partnership with the Baltimore International Black Film Festival (BIBFF), this event is the second night of the city-wide film festival taking place October 5-10, 2016 and AED’s third event in their 10th anniversary series. The Youth Film Night will showcase films that have been produced and/or directed by Baltimore City youth in conjunction with Baltimore youth organizations or schools. We will also be screening two films created with Wide Angle Youth Films that highlight Arts Every Day’s extensive role in advancing arts education in City schools.

Arts Every Day and BIBFF are proud to shine a light on Baltimore City youth and schools working in collaboration with cultural organizations, artists, and educators. The screening will include a talk-back with the youth and producers and highlight youth leadership, collaboration, and self-expression. Through this partnership with BIBFF, Arts Every Day is continuing its work in building connections between Baltimore’s arts and cultural community and city youth. BIBFF’s week-long festival serves a dual purpose of educating the community while providing a venue for independent films for, by and about African Americans, the African Diaspora and members the SGL-LGBT community locally, nationally and globally.

The Youth Film Night will take place on Thursday, October 6th from 6-8PM at The Motor House, 120 W. North Ave Baltimore, MD 21201 and is free and open to the public. Pizza is generously provided by Two Boots – Baltimore.


Congratulations to the selected films, we are excited to see them on our big screen!


“Baltimore Through Our Eyes”

Baltimore Through Our Eyes by Wide Angle Youth Media 


In spring 2016, high school students at Wide Angle Youth Media decided to explore how the Baltimore Uprising in response to Freddie Gray’s death has impacted different youth-serving organizations. Hear from different voices about what is being done in Baltimore in the aftermath to shape supports for youth in the city.




“The Switch”

The Switch by Wide Angle Youth Media


In Fall 2015, a student from Patterson Park Public Charter School switches minds with an adult. The adult discovers what it’s like to be a young person in Baltimore and how they are often treated by other adults. The young people at PPPCS also interviews some adults to get their thoughts on why adults have a certain perspective on the youth in Baltimore.




“The Real Artists of Get Your Life – Episode 1 (Halloween Special)”

The Real Artists of Get Your Life – Episode 1 (Halloween Special) Get Your Life! Productions


The artists meet at Crystal’s House of Hot Wings for dinner. Things get weird when, during preparations for the Halloween party, -AJ disappears.





“WAKE UP: An Educational Dream”

WAKE UP : An Educational Dream by The Light City Teen Scholars


A Light City Teen Scholar written and acted narrative driven advocacy video asking students and teachers to “WAKE UP” and take control of the education being offered through the school system.





“Self Worth”

Self Worth by Will Mitchell

A young girl is bullied and another young girl understands the importance of kindness. Will Mitchell is a 15 year old aspiring filmmaker. Will has participated on several other youth produced projects and Self Worth is his first independent venture. Will drew from personal inspiration, having been both bullied and the recipient of others’ kindness to understand the value of self worth. He is excited to share his independent debut with the festival!




“Our School”

Our School A collaboration with Gilmor Elementary, Wide Angel Youth Media, and Arts Every Day


This short video explores the power of the arts at Gilmor Elementary where teachers, students, and staff work to build community through arts integration.






“In Our Shoes”

In Our Shoes: a collaboration with Gwynns Falls Elementary Students, Wide Angel Youth Media, and Arts Every Day


This video project created by students in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at Gwynns Falls Elementary School encouraged students to explore and communicate their emotions through American Sign Language (ASL) and the resulting video provides a glimpse of what it is like to live in their shoes.




"Robot Thief"

“Robot Thief”

Robot Thief by Wide Angle Youth Media


A thief has taken the creator’s robot!




For more information on this event, please contact Precious Blake: or 410-685-1172.

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