Longtime U2 fans have launched a campaign to make a film dedicated to U2's most dedicated followers.
by Hot Press
U2 fan and filmmaker David Barry - working with the #strongerthanfear campaign, the U2 Fans Tour Group and The Dream Out Loud team - has launched an ambitious campaign to make a film about the U2 fan base. Dream Out Loud will be a film made by U2 fans about U2 fans and their connection to the music, the band and each other.
To create a professional broadcast-worthy film, Mr. Barry has launched a crowd funding campaign to raise $40,000 to make this historic film. The funds will be spent on travel and crew expenses to film and interview fans in cities during U2's Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary tour this summer. The Dream Out Loud film will also speak with fans from Brazil, Australia, Mexico and many other countries.
Mr. Barry states that "since the campaigns' launch, a coalition of fans from around the world have stepped up to back the project and help spread the word. In true U2 fan fashion, many are joining us to share their stories and get involved in the campaign and the film. We have received support and backing from Ireland, the UK, Netherlands, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia and the US. It really is inspiring. U2 fans have built wells in Africa, been active in Amnesty International, One, Red, Music Rising and many other positive public causes and it is time to tell this amazing story of the U2 tribe."
The Dream Out Loud team is calling on U2 fans from around the world to seize this opportunity to make this film and tell their story. Fans are encouraged to contact Mr. Barry with their stories and experiences at Facebook.com/DreamOutLoudFilm, and to back the film at www.DreamOutLoudFilm.com
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