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Mental Health Film Series

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2024

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Our Mental Health Film Series returns centered around this year’s theme of trauma. We will be showing films that explore trauma at the individual level, generational trauma, and trauma that affects large communities over time and throughout history. We will explore the causes and the effects of trauma, but also the path towards healing from trauma. Doors open at 1:30pm in the Teresa of Calcutta Hall, lower level. Film begins at 2:00pm. Movie snacks and drinks will be provided.

Mental Health Film Series 2024

February 3: What Lies Inside: Healing in the Face of Trauma – This documentary, by filmmaker Luke Renner, explores the nature of trauma and how we as individuals experience it. This film is rate 18+ and shows depictions of violence and death that are not suitable for children.

To learn more about this film, watch the trailer, and learn about the filmmakers, please visit: https://www.whatliesinsidefilm.com/about

Register for What Lies Inside – February 3 Film


February 10: Encanto – This Disney film explores the ways in which our families as a whole can experience trauma. It is a magical tale of a family blessed with magical abilities, except for Maribel. When the magic begins to die, Maribel steps up to help her family. Rated: PG

To learn more about this film and to watch the trailer, please visit: https://movies.disney.com/encanto

Register for Encanto – February 10 Film


February 17: Dodging Bullets – This Minnesota made documentary, by Native American filmmakers, explores the historical trauma experienced by Native people in North America. It shows the various effects historical trauma can have on the health and wellbeing of entire communities. This film is not rated but contains adult themes and references to violence. Not suitable for children.

To learn more about this film, watch the trailer, or learn about the Native filmmakers behind the scenes, please visit: https://dodgingbullets.org/#

Register for Dodging Bullets – February 17 Film


February 24: unMASKing HOPE – This film concentrates on the stories of individual survivors of trauma and their paths towards healing. This film will show how an individual can find hope and wellness after trauma.

To learn more about this film, watch the trailer, and learn about the filmmakers, please visit: https://www.unmaskinghopethemovie.com/

Register for unMASKing HOPE – February 24 Film




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