LOOK: A Mental Health/Film Initiative is a volunteer run, non-profit program that provides those with a mental illness the opportunity, with the support of mentors from the film and teaching community to express themselves creatively through making their own short film or documentary. The environment is designed to be inclusive, collaborative, supportive and sensitive to the special and individual needs of the students.
Pride INK is film centered on 2SLGBTOIAP+ people who have a tattoo to represent their pride. Including the ups and downs of their tattoos and being a member of the community. We explore everything from coming out, to art, and self-expression – with a little history thrown in along the way.
The War Inside In My Head
The War Inside In My Head is a tale of a once happy and carefree child slowly becoming a prisoner to an unseen threat. This documentary will document the filmmaker’s struggle with reality and fantasy in order to keep herself from drifting away. Three People, Three Stories Three People, Three Stories is a short documentary that follows the stories of three resilient individuals as they discuss the grip that substance use and mental illness had over them, how they overcame it, and where they are now.
Welcome to Groovy Toons
How can one volunteer help make a patient’s stay at the hospital more comfortable? With a little creativity, the right idea, and the support of hospital staff why not start a weekly activity group. Come hear the story of how the first volunteer-led activity group began in Inpatient Mental Health Services at the Regina General Hospital. Welcome to Groovy Toons!
Fases De La Luna
Fases De La Luna is a short experimental film about a young woman who struggles with a mental illness. We experience her life throughout her childhood until now. Fases De La Luna, or Phases of the Moon, is her metaphor for evolving into the person she is now.