Nashville Film Festival reaches out to GLBT youth

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Members of the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) are reaching out to out-GLBT high school students giving them the opportunity to get behind the camera to find their voice through movies. This is the fifth year the NaFF has hosted the project for at-risk teens.

This year the NaFF teamed up with the ACLU of Tennessee and the Support Student Safety Coalition to extend this project to GLBT youth for the first time. Students will be involved in writing and storyboarding a script, filming, directing and acting with the asistance of a professional film crew and director. Applicants must have transportation to and from central Nashville and be available after school for 1.5 to 2 hours, Monday through Thursday from late September to mid October. An online application will soon be available at www.supportstudentsafety.com. Applications must be submitted by June 15.