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Brainstorm
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produced by Lina Safro (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 53 mins
Winston Churchill described it as "staring the black dog in the eye." Author William Styron refers to it as "darkness visible" and singer Tim Finn, as "dirty creature." They are among the surprisingly high number of people who have experienced depression, a mood disorder thought to be caused by a chemical disturba...
produced by Lina Safro (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 53 mins
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Despair
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produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 3 mins
Horizons narrow for those overshadowed by depression. It shapes a life of reduced expectations, compromised talents and unfulfilled emotional relationships. It erodes self-esteem. Despair is the first full-length documentary about depression to consider the pervasive mood disorder from multi-ethnic viewpoints. In...
produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 3 mins
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After a Suicide
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written by Diane Conn; produced by Diane Conn (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 22 mins
When the filmmaker's mother committed suicide two weeks before her eighteenth birthday, she felt tremendous guilt and shame about the suicide. It was years before she could say out loud "My mother killed herself." She lived her life as if nothing had happened. But when she tried to commit suicide herself, she real...
written by Diane Conn; produced by Diane Conn (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 22 mins
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