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Do It Your Damn Self National Youth Film Festival

Do It Your Damn Self National Youth Film Festival DIYDS is the longest running national youth-produced film festival. Founded in 1996 at the Community Art Center, Cambridge MA. June 4, 2022.

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Grab your crew!! and save the date! It's almost time to hear the life changing stories of some incredible youth film mak...
03/21/2022

Grab your crew!! and save the date! It's almost time to hear the life changing stories of some incredible youth film makers! Save the date.

#screening #kendalmitopenspaces #openspaces #filmcamp

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Also, here is a TBT from our DIYDS!! Screening 2019!.Tomorrow is that LAST day to submit your f...
03/17/2022

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Also, here is a TBT from our DIYDS!! Screening 2019!
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Tomorrow is that LAST day to submit your film for consideration in our screening
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#filmscreeen #filmretreat #DIYDS #youthfilm #screening #spd #longestrunning #youthfilmfest

03/15/2022

3 days until submissions close! Are you sure you don't want to share your world changing story?!

#reconsider #DIYDS #filmfest #youthfilmfest #youthcinema #filmcamp

Be sure to save the date! We are enjoying the films and it it really difficult to choose! These submissions are phenomen...
03/14/2022

Be sure to save the date! We are enjoying the films and it it really difficult to choose! These submissions are phenomenal! Thank you to every one who shared their work with us.

#finalselection #youthfilmscreening #video #savethedate #kendalMITopenspace #DIYDS #documentary #filmschool

Save the date and invite your friend!#filmscreening #youthfilmfestival #bravevoices #teenprograms #filmfest #DIYDS
03/07/2022

Save the date and invite your friend!

#filmscreening #youthfilmfestival #bravevoices #teenprograms #filmfest #DIYDS

The new deadline for DIYDS!! Is coming very soon! Have you submit your film yet? .Have you signed up to volunteer?.#made...
03/03/2022

The new deadline for DIYDS!! Is coming very soon! Have you submit your film yet?
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Have you signed up to volunteer?
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#madeincambridge #youtharts #diyds #teenprograms #youngartists #creativeyouthdevelopment #artivism #youthvoice #createeveryday #community #youthactivism #filmmaker #youthfilmfestival #filmmaker #storytelling #griots #filmcamp

This is your sign to submit your film#filmfest #score #filmfest #cinema #youthcinema #blackgirlfilmcamp #filmcamp #youth...
02/28/2022

This is your sign to submit your film

#filmfest #score #filmfest #cinema #youthcinema #blackgirlfilmcamp #filmcamp #youthfilm

Tag a film maker!#shortfilm #filmfest #youthcinema
02/17/2022

Tag a film maker!

#shortfilm #filmfest #youthcinema

Are you using the deadline extension to make finishing touches on your film? We want to see them!#youthcinema #youthvide...
02/11/2022

Are you using the deadline extension to make finishing touches on your film? We want to see them!

#youthcinema #youthvideo #youthfilmfest #filmfest #filmcompetition #directorscout #finalselection #indiefilm #filmmaker #director #creativedirector #dubbing #mic #score #colorist #drone #audio #shortfilm #silentfilm #featurefilm #comedysketch

02/09/2022

Good News! The DIYDS!! Film Fest submission deadline has been extended to March 18th!! Submit your films today!
#deadlineextension #shortfilm #filmfest #youthfilmcamp #youthcinema

Which film genre are you submitting this year!? Comment Below!
02/08/2022

Which film genre are you submitting this year!? Comment Below!

02/07/2022

DIYDS! Film Fest Submissions are closing really soon! Please send you films ASAP and tell a youth film camp
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#youthcinema #youthvideo #youthfilmfest #filmfest #filmcompetition #directorscout #finalselection #indiefilm #filmmaker #director #creativedirector #dubbing #mic #score #colorist #drone #audio #shortfilm #silentfilm #featurefilm #comedysketch

02/02/2022

Happy Black History Month and Happy Lunar New Year! Make sure you tell a youth film maker submissions for DIYDS! Film Fest are closing February 11th!

02/01/2022

Happy Black History Month and Happy Lunar New Year! Make sure you tell a youth film maker submissions for DIYDS! Film Fest are closing February 11th!

Have you rested after taking care of all that snow!? Okay phew! How much snow did you get!?❄🚨✋.Now that you're settled, ...
01/31/2022

Have you rested after taking care of all that snow!? Okay phew! How much snow did you get!?❄🚨✋
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Now that you're settled, it’s time to submit your film to @DIYDS! Film Fest!

Are you interested in getting some exclusive DIYDS! Film Festival merch and swag? DM us asking how!.Thank you for all of...
01/28/2022

Are you interested in getting some exclusive DIYDS! Film Festival merch and swag? DM us asking how!
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Thank you for all of the volunteer applications! We are so excited for all of you who want to be apart of history! Tell your BFF's to submit their films!
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#DIYDS! #documentary #shortfilmfestival #youthcinema #bostonfilm #bostonfilmfest #port #cambridgeart #cambridgeopenstudios

TBT from some of the first DIYDS! Film Festivals!!! .This film festival is truly unique because DIYDS Film Fest is a cha...
01/27/2022

TBT from some of the first DIYDS! Film Festivals!!!
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This film festival is truly unique because DIYDS Film Fest is a champion of #social-justice #issue-focused youth film makers and curators
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What kind of films do you hope to see this year?
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Submit your film today, it IS good enough!

We are still accepting submissions for our @diydsfilmfest 😁😁😁.Have you told someone you know to submit? If not, tell the...
01/26/2022

We are still accepting submissions for our @diydsfilmfest 😁😁😁
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Have you told someone you know to submit? If not, tell them!
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Also the volunteer applications keep rolling in! We are so excited to get you onboard!
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#filmfest #youthcinema #establishedin #finalselection #youtube #Documentaries

We are currently accepting submissions! Send your film we are ready to see it and share it with the world!Last year may ...
01/25/2022

We are currently accepting submissions! Send your film we are ready to see it and share it with the world!

Last year may have slowed you down, but it didn't take your voice! Share your message.

#filmfest #YouthFilmFestival #youthcinema

WE'RE BACCCKKKKK!!! Accepting submissions now for the 25th annual DIYDS Film Fest! Tag a friend! We missed you ✋
01/24/2022

WE'RE BACCCKKKKK!!!

Accepting submissions now for the 25th annual DIYDS Film Fest! Tag a friend! We missed you ✋

Photos from The Community Art Center's post
03/18/2021

Photos from The Community Art Center's post

DIYDS OFFICIAL FILM SELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT!! We've released the first four films to be aired on March 19th during our 24...
03/10/2021

DIYDS OFFICIAL FILM SELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT!!

We've released the first four films to be aired on March 19th during our 24th Annual DIYDS!! Virtual Film Festival.

Be sure to reserve your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/142268297307

"Cops Are(n’t) Colorblind," by Temis Anthony Cantos, Demitrius Doward, Nyla Cepeda, Laye (Dany) Diakite, Geordy (Geo) Eduardo Mejia, Niaja L. Nazario, Diana Pagan, Jhonatan St. Phard, Taliya Hughes, Mikey Rosa, Moesha Martinez, and Shaniya Fletcher

"Elysium," by Ariana Jones and Eleanor Good

"Growing up Mixed," by Michaela Goodfellow

"Hip Hop and Literacy," by Tashawn Taylor

The Community Art Center

When you want to make change happen, sometimes you have to:Do it Your Damn Self!!THE longest-running youth film festival...
03/08/2021

When you want to make change happen, sometimes you have to:
Do it Your Damn Self!!
THE longest-running youth film festival in the country, announces the date of its 24th Annual Film Festival
Since its inception, DIYDS!! Film Festival has been a clarion call to social justice, voiced by young people telling their own original stories of identity, activism, and equity
It all began in Cambridge’s most lively, colorful, and culturally rich neighborhood known as The Port
Please join us to experience this revolutionary, one-of-a-kind Film Festival
Mark your calendar:

MARCH 19: 6 - 8:30 pm

For more information click here: https://www.diyds.org/

This is the final week to submit films to The DIYDS National Youth Film Festival. For more information and submission gu...
01/25/2021

This is the final week to submit films to The DIYDS National Youth Film Festival. For more information and submission guidelines go to https://www.diyds.org/

We'll be going live at 4:00 PM EST for our Q&A Session. Check out our top films at www.diyds.org and stay tuned for the ...
06/06/2020

We'll be going live at 4:00 PM EST for our Q&A Session. Check out our top films at www.diyds.org and stay tuned for the Youtube Live link!

Introducing Nate, Omar, Xavier, Jeanny, Amarah, Stanley, Heinz, & Nahla! Our DIYDS!! 2020 Crew has lots in store for you...
02/24/2020

Introducing Nate, Omar, Xavier, Jeanny, Amarah, Stanley, Heinz, & Nahla! Our DIYDS!! 2020 Crew has lots in store for you this year!

Meet them IRL @ our DIYDS!! Fundraiser to show em some love & appreciation for coordinating the Festival and to support the creative work of young artists across North America!

RSVP for next week's event! ⬇
https://forms.gle/BrCAd9BV4GVmZ6rL7

DIYDS!! 2020 - 23rd Annual Do It Your Damn Self National Youth Film Festival
02/13/2020

DIYDS!! 2020 - 23rd Annual Do It Your Damn Self National Youth Film Festival

Hello Everyone! This year 23rd Annual Do It Your Damn Self!! National Youth Film Festival official selection reel has be...
02/13/2020
DIYDS!! 2020 Festival Trailer

Hello Everyone! This year 23rd Annual Do It Your Damn Self!! National Youth Film Festival official selection reel has been announced. Please visit this link watch the 2020 festival trailer.

Festival Dates:

MARCH 19, 2020 | AFTER-SCHOOL SCREENING
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Hibernian Hall, Roxbury

MARCH 20, 2020 | SCHOOL-DAY SCREENING
10:00 AM - 1:OO PM
ICA, Boston

MARCH 21, 2020 | PREMIERE SCREENING
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
MIT Media Lab, Cambridge

For RSVP/tickets, please visit: www.diyds.org

Our official selection reel for this year 23rd Annual Do It Your Damn Self!! National Youth Film Festival. Please visit ...
02/13/2020
DIYDS!! 2020 Festival Trailer

Our official selection reel for this year 23rd Annual Do It Your Damn Self!! National Youth Film Festival. Please visit our website, www.diyds.org for more info!

Festival Dates:

MARCH 19, 2020 | AFTER-SCHOOL SCREENING
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Hibernian Hall, Roxbury

MARCH 20, 2020 | SCHOOL-DAY SCREENING
10:00 AM - 1:OO PM
ICA, Boston

MARCH 21, 2020 | PREMIERE SCREENING
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
MIT Media Lab

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-SStChIePo&feature=youtu.behttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-SStChIePo&feature=youtu.be

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Grab your crew!! and save the date! It's almost time to hear the life changing stories of some incredible youth film makers! Save the date. #screening #kendalmitopenspaces #openspaces #filmcamp
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Also, here is a TBT from our DIYDS!! Screening 2019! . Tomorrow is that LAST day to submit your film for consideration in our screening . #filmscreeen #filmretreat #DIYDS #youthfilm #screening #spd #longestrunning #youthfilmfest
3 days until submissions close! Are you sure you don't want to share your world changing story?! #reconsider #DIYDS #filmfest #youthfilmfest #youthcinema #filmcamp
Be sure to save the date! We are enjoying the films and it it really difficult to choose! These submissions are phenomenal! Thank you to every one who shared their work with us. #finalselection #youthfilmscreening #video #savethedate #kendalMITopenspace #DIYDS #documentary #filmschool
Save the date and invite your friend! #filmscreening #youthfilmfestival #bravevoices #teenprograms #filmfest #DIYDS
The new deadline for DIYDS!! Is coming very soon! Have you submit your film yet? . Have you signed up to volunteer? . #madeincambridge #youtharts #diyds #teenprograms #youngartists #creativeyouthdevelopment #artivism #youthvoice #createeveryday #community #youthactivism #filmmaker #youthfilmfestival #filmmaker #storytelling #griots #filmcamp
This is your sign to submit your film #filmfest #score #filmfest #cinema #youthcinema #blackgirlfilmcamp #filmcamp #youthfilm
Tag a film maker! #shortfilm #filmfest #youthcinema
Are you using the deadline extension to make finishing touches on your film? We want to see them! #youthcinema #youthvideo #youthfilmfest #filmfest #filmcompetition #directorscout #finalselection #indiefilm #filmmaker #director #creativedirector #dubbing #mic #score #colorist #drone #audio #shortfilm #silentfilm #featurefilm #comedysketch
Good News! The DIYDS!! Film Fest submission deadline has been extended to March 18th!! Submit your films today! #deadlineextension #shortfilm #filmfest #youthfilmcamp #youthcinema
Which film genre are you submitting this year!? Comment Below!
DIYDS! Film Fest Submissions are closing really soon! Please send you films ASAP and tell a youth film camp - #youthcinema #youthvideo #youthfilmfest #filmfest #filmcompetition #directorscout #finalselection #indiefilm #filmmaker #director #creativedirector #dubbing #mic #score #colorist #drone #audio #shortfilm #silentfilm #featurefilm #comedysketch