Please share broadly today. This is one of the nation's most prominent mental house education and film events!
JOIN US AT THE 13TH ANNUAL NYC MENTAL HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL…
WHEN: Saturday, October 14, 2017
WHERE: Village East Cinema, Second Avenue & 12th Street, NYC
$20, Morning Session (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
$20, Afternoon Session (2 to 6 p.m.)
$30, All Day Pass
Our NYC Mental Health Film Festival is a fun event, with positive films and discussion.
Cindy Rodriguez of WNYC moderates the afternoon discussion.
Tickets and more film info at www.mentalhealthfilmfest.nyc
Join us on October 14 for a day of lively conversation, and another stellar lineup of films. Including:Touched With Fire(starring Katie Holmes and produced by Spike Lee), the film debut of writer/director Paul Dalio, who drew inspiration from his own experience of bipolar disorder to tell a bittersweet love story;The Wrong Bodega, a film about a young man of color who needs to choose between leaving his friends to go to college or other means to get money for his struggling family; Crazy, the urgent true story of a young man and his family fighting a court-order to take medication, andHealing Voices, a documentary that challenges us to reconsider how we think about mental health, at the frontline of a critical human rights issue, The Other Side of Hero, a documentary on stress and mental health concerns among first responders.
Presented by Community Access, #MHFF is the oldest and largest mental health film festival in the United States. The festival takes a bold stand in fighting the stigma that people with mental illness often face, by building a community through film and promoting social justice.