Shout It Out

Shout It Out

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“Filled with talent, exuberance and energy!”

—The Burlington Free Press

“Ambitious and so real! I was choked up by the poignancy and the true stories that came alive in such vivid and authentic ways. Bravo!”

—Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator


Winner of the 2010 Human and Civil Rights Award from the National Education Association for enhancing all students sense of worth and dignity!

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If you are interested in BOOKING the film in your community or for your organization please contact Bess O’Brien at 802-357-4616 or click HERE.


A Film by Bess O’Brien

SHOUT IT OUT is a feature film that tells the story of a group of teenagers making their way through high school. The film follows them through some of the more tumultuous moments of teenage hood: academic pressure, friction with peers, teachers, teen pregnancy, sexuality, cutting, class issues, body issues, relationships with parents, trying to fit in, trying to find one’s self, fear of the future, nostalgia for the past, friendship, and first love. Shout it Out is a musical based on Bess O’Brien and Abby Paige’s acclaimed live musical The Voices Project. The stories from the film stem from eight months of research with Vermont teens. All songs are written by VT teens and acted by local teens. Shout it Out is a raw, real, revealing, compassionate, powerful, funny and ultimately affirmative look at the transformative powers of young people.



For communities, towns, cities, institutions, private libraries, and state agencies that want to show the film to a public audience. Any time you are showing this film outside the confines of your institution you must buy the rights to a community screening.  The director and members from the movie are also available to travel to your town and be part of a Q and A after the screening. To inquire and book a screening Click HERE.

For private screenings (in your living room). No public screening rights are given with purchase of personal use DVD. This price is not for organizations/schools or institutions. 

For public libraries only. Private colleges and universities must buy the educational package.

For schools, organizations, universities, hospitals, private libraries, state agencies,  and other institutions. For training and educational purposes. This price lets you screen the film within the institution that you are a part of to students, faculty, health care workers, educators, etc. No public or community screenings permitted with the educational package. Package Includes:

—DVD of Shout it Out
—Study Guide
feature discussions of important themes explored in the film, exercises and writing prompts to start conversations, and action steps for school youth.