Thursday, October 30, 2014

Winners, Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival.

The San Francisco nonprofit Art With Impact (which awards $1000 each month in a contest featuring short, mental health-related films that assist in reducing mental illness stigma) discusses this year's winners of the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival. Awardees include the following:
  • Owen Davies, Today Is Monday. Featured are the lives of patients (especially older adults with dementia) and staffers of a UK hospital's mental health unit.
  • Kathy Leichter, Here One Day. A filmmaker examines her mother's mental illness and suicide.
  • Tarek Raffoul, Piros Feher Zold (Red White Green). Who will care for a 37-year-old with Down's syndrome when his mother dies?
Today Is Monday (dir. Owen Davies)
 
Piros Feher Zold (dir. Tarek Raffoul)

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