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Free Screening: Mental Health Series: MANIC
Mental Health Series: Since 2010, Bell Let’s Talk has helped open the floodgates of conversation about mental health. Leading up to and on the annual Let’s Talk Day, we are showcasing free docs that aim to break the stigma around mental illness.
Filmmaker Kalina Bertin bravely turns the camera on her own household to find answers for her siblings Felicia and François Sean's mental health issues. Their father George was a prophet, scam artist, cult leader and father of 15 children from different parts of the world. Is this mysterious man's strange legacy connected to Felicia's struggle with bipolar disorder?
An assembly of home movies, interviews and observations, Manic is an urgent and compelling plunge into a family's troubling personal history and the intangible ties that bind us.
Join the conversation in a post-screening panel hosted by Rendez Vous with MadnessProgram Director Geoff Pevere with filmmakers, subjects, and experts.
In recognition of the potentially triggering content of the participating films, supportive counsellors will be present at each screening.
Tickets: FREE (maximum 2 tickets per person)
In partnership with Bell Let’s Talk and Workman Arts.