Beginning this Friday for Mental Health Awareness Month, the Talking It Out Virtual Arts Festival will present its 2nd Virtual Film Festival in Support of Mental Health Awareness. Curated by filmmaker & Program Manager Maria Fe Picar, this year’s festival will be dedicated to showcasing a diverse range of short films, in addition to two feature length films. Each night will feature a Q&A with filmmakers in attendance, at the end of the festival, the public will be invited to tune in to a livestreamed award ceremony where festival staff will hand out awards for Best Film, Best Performances, Best Cinematography, and more. Tickets are pay-what-you-can, with 50% of proceeds to be donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, which screenings each night occuring at 7pm EST. Tickets are available now at www.filmfreeway.com/TalkingItOut.