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#BlackLivesMatter: A Statement Of Solidarity.

#BlackLivesMatter: A Statement Of Solidarity.

June 3rd, 2020 Dear Friends & Family, It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the unlawful deaths of George Floyd, David McAtee, Breonna …

The Classic Slam on KCRW!

The Classic Slam on KCRW!

Listen Here! On May 14, KCRW’s Danielle Chiriguayo interviewed Poet Virginia Villata, Venice High Teacher Hazel Witham, and Get Lit’s Executive Director Diane Luby …

Why I Rise  Poetry Contest!

Why I Rise
Poetry Contest!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE & SUBMIT YOUR POEMS!  If you are 13-22, we invite you to share: how has mental health impacted you, …

2020 Heart of Compassion Scholarship Applications are now Open!

2020 Heart of Compassion Scholarship Applications are now Open!

Every year, we honor late Get Lit Player Carlos Segovia by awarding a scholarship in his name. Carlos was a consistent advocate for animal …

An Afternoon With Jane Fonda

An Afternoon With Jane Fonda

Los Angeles, CA – Get Lit’s Poetic Directors Fellowship is pleased to announce the release of “An Afternoon of Conversation with Jane Fonda” as the …

Roger Ebert Sundance 2020: Summertime, The Painter and The Thief

Roger Ebert Sundance 2020: Summertime, The Painter and The Thief

We had the honor of being reviewed by legendary film critic, Roger Ebert. Our favorite quotes from his review and on our Get Lit …

Screen Daily ‘Summertime’ Sundance Review

Screen Daily ‘Summertime’ Sundance Review

Here are some of our favorite quotes from Screen Daily’s review of ‘Summertime.’ “The follow-up to Blindspotting is an absorbing spoken-word sonnet” “A medley …

Collider ‘Summertime’ Review: A Cinematic Spoken Word Revelation | Sundance 2020

Collider ‘Summertime’ Review: A Cinematic Spoken Word Revelation | Sundance 2020

“Summertime is one big showcase of art, dreams and self-worth, and the value and importance of celebrating that with others. The more films like …

The Film Stage: Summertime Finds Optimism in the Poetry of Young People

The Film Stage: Summertime Finds Optimism in the Poetry of Young People

“The energy on display and the goodness therein should be enough to melt the coldest of hearts. It’s a brazen second film from an …

Breathing Fire Special Edition: Summertime Film Premiere

Breathing Fire Special Edition: Summertime Film Premiere

The Cast of Summertime at Sundance Opening Night! REVIEWS:  Paste Magazine: TOP TEN MOVIES OF SUNDANCE! Collider “A cinematic spoken word revelation” Variety: “Finding your …

“Summertime” Variety Review

“Summertime” Variety Review

We’re so excited to share the first review of “Summertime” from Paul Debruge, Variety’s Chief Film Critic. “If “Blindspotting” was an ode to Oakland, …

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