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Ilinniq, Season 6, Episode 4, The Lowest Point in My Life
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produced by Mosesie Kipanik, fl. 1986 and Aïda Maigre-Touchet, 1977-, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, in Ilinniq, Season 6, Episode 4 (Nunavut: Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, 2016), 22 mins
Host: Myna Ishulutak - Mental health is an issue in Nunavut. This episode is more personal in tone. Myna explores, along with a few others, stories about overcoming hardships and maintaining a healthy life style. Dreams sometimes help overcome these hardships. Themes: Mental health, dreams, what helps get through...
produced by Mosesie Kipanik, fl. 1986 and Aïda Maigre-Touchet, 1977-, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, in Ilinniq, Season 6, Episode 4 (Nunavut: Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, 2016), 22 mins
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Brainstorming: Teens Take on Mental Health in School
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produced by Educational Video Center (New York, NY: Educational Video Center, 2015), 22 mins
Turning their cameras on themselves and their peers, EVC youth producers tell harrowing stories of their own mental health struggles and take a critical look at the cultural and institutional barriers they face seeking care in their schools. Through interviews with educators, family members, youth advocates, and m...
produced by Educational Video Center (New York, NY: Educational Video Center, 2015), 22 mins
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Breaking the Chains
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directed by Erminia Colucci; produced by Erminia Colucci (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2015), 1 hour 4 mins
The practice of using shackles and chains to physically restrain people with mental illness (known as pasung) is widespread in Indonesia (as in many other developing/low middle income countries) and almost universally ignored. This observational ethnographic documentary explores the beliefs and social norms regard...
directed by Erminia Colucci; produced by Erminia Colucci (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2015), 1 hour 4 mins
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Moms & Meds: Navigating Pregnancy and Psychiatric Medication
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directed by Dina Fiasconaro, fl. 2002; presented by Elizabeth M. Fitelson, fl. 2014; produced by Dina Fiasconaro, fl. 2002, Privately Published (Privately Published, 2015), 54 mins
Moms & Meds: Navigating Pregnancy and Psychiatric Medication (formerly Women & Meds) is a documentary film that explores the options women face when they want to have children, but take psychotropic medication for mental illness. The film follows multiple women as they attempt to navigate the conflicting attitudes...
directed by Dina Fiasconaro, fl. 2002; presented by Elizabeth M. Fitelson, fl. 2014; produced by Dina Fiasconaro, fl. 2002, Privately Published (Privately Published, 2015), 54 mins
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Parrhesia: A Stand Against Oppression
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produced by Salwa Khan, fl. 1970-2016, Texas State University (San Marcos, TX: Texas State University, 2014), 1 hour 6 mins
'Parrhesia', from the Greek, means 'bold or fearless speech'. We are often taught to turn a blind eye to experiences of oppression. As a result, we find ourselves in frequent turmoil over admitting whether or not racism even exists. However, even when our eyes are opened, we can be overwhelmed by feeling powerless...
produced by Salwa Khan, fl. 1970-2016, Texas State University (San Marcos, TX: Texas State University, 2014), 1 hour 6 mins
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Can: Mental Illness and Recovery in the Asian-American Community
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written by Pearl Park; directed by Pearl Park (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
In a culture where mental problems are often viewed as a stigma that brings shame to the family, this documentary breaks an important silence. CAN is a seminal film about Asian Americans suffering from mental illness. In a culture where mental problems are often viewed as a stigma that brings shame to the family,...
written by Pearl Park; directed by Pearl Park (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
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The Healing Years: Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
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written by Kathy Barbini; directed by Kathy Barbini; produced by Kathy Barbini, Big Voice Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
THE HEALING YEARS Women Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse Produced and directed byKathy Barbini for Big Voice Pictures This important documentary investigates the effect of incest on three women as it illuminates their journey from pain and despair to recovery to finally working to end the cycle of incest. The film...
written by Kathy Barbini; directed by Kathy Barbini; produced by Kathy Barbini, Big Voice Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
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Where Do I Begin
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directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; presented by Chawki Azouri, fl. 2010, Ola Ataya, fl. 2010 and Rabih El-Chammay, fl. 2010; produced by Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2011), 36 mins
“Where Do I Begin?” is a documentary that sheds light on the state of mental health and those suffering from mental disorders in Lebanon. A universal topic that touches all societies and individuals. “Where Do I Begin?” covers a wide range of issues through interviews with specialists and through touching...
directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; presented by Chawki Azouri, fl. 2010, Ola Ataya, fl. 2010 and Rabih El-Chammay, fl. 2010; produced by Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2011), 36 mins
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Still Looking
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presented by Janet Adler; produced by Janet Adler (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1989), 29 mins
This film documents the recent work of Janet Adler, the noted movement therapist whose earlier work was profiled 20 years ago in the classic film, “Looking for Me.” Here she works with eight women through a practice called Authentic Movement. Authentic Movement is concerned with the relationship between moving...
presented by Janet Adler; produced by Janet Adler (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1989), 29 mins
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