Inspired Youth Arts
Hidden in Plain Sight Documentary

Film & Campaign Description

A powerful short documentary featuring people in recovery sharing their messages of hope with the world. A coproduction with Inspire East Lancashire Change Grow Live Volunteers and Inspired Youth Arts

Hidden in Plain Sight aims to raise awareness about the life changing impact caused by alcohol misuse. Shaped by lived experience the campaign highlights the stark realities of alcohol addiction with an emphasis on promoting the critical need for individuals to access professional alcohol services. Our lived experience coproduced campaign aims to challenge, educate, and inspire individuals to make positive changes in their lives.

Produced by Inspired Youth in partnership with Change Grow Live and Inspire Lancashire, shot by Scott Akoz, directed and edited by Kev Curran (Inspired Youth). Soundtrack by Jason Cuthill.

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The campaign was created for #AlcoholAwarenessWeek 

Inspired Youth Arts

Inspired Youth are a multi-award winning not-for-profit social enterprise passionate about influencing social change through arts, film, and media campaigns. We put real people at the heart of the creative process, coproducing 100’s of professional social campaigns, films, exhibitions, and events, collaborating with the best artists and organisations we can find.

Our projects help people grow in confidence, learn new skills, and raise their aspirations. By harnessing the insight and experience of real people we create films that make a real impact.

We believe that stories are a powerful tool to influence hearts and minds, we care about amplifying unheard voices and raising aspirations to make a positive impact in the lives of the people we work with and the wider community. We love the power of people’s real experiences and how they can shape inspiring films & campaigns that help change the world for the better.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

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