08/15/2012 09:34 am ET

Why Do We Fear Public Speaking? 'Speak,' a New Documentary, Tries to Find Out

Speaking in public is often considered to be our number one fear. So who in his or her right mind would willingly hop on stage and compete to earn the title as the best at it? Westside documentary filmmakers Brian Weidling and Paul Galichia decided to find out and, following in the tradition of films like 'Wordplay,' 'Spellbound' and 'Mad Hot Ballroom,' created 'Speak.'

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