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Hold Me Down – Poetic Short

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1.5 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2011 / USA


A 1 1/2 minute short made by Anthony Di Salvo through Sprout's Make A Movie program. This short film features a poem written by Cam Lasley, a hip-hop artist with Down syndrome, and performed/recited by Marlon Foster, a young man with an I/DD.

This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

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2 reviews for Hold Me Down – Poetic Short

  1. 4 out of 5


    So many emotions bubbling up. Sad-Proud-Angry-Indignant-Throw my hands up and cheer

  2. 5 out of 5


    Powerful. Strong message.

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