CMHFF: This Is My Brave
The festival presents films from all over the world concentrating on the theme of mental health that:
Provide an inspiring voice for social justice and human rights for people with mental illness
Highlight positive contributions made by mental health recipients
Fight stigma and defy stereotypes associated with mental illness
Share real-life stories of people with mental health concerns.
Calm in Chaos (PTSD) - 9.00am
A documentary focusing on those front-line servicepeople dealing with PTSD.
Includes Panel Session with lived-experience participants.
OZ Films - 10.50am
A selection of films made by Australian filmmakers.
Bigly Yellow - 12.10pm
A documentary, 25 years in the making, about a jazz musician's life battling mental illness.
Includes panel session with filmmaker and the film's main character.
Best of International Shorts - 2.00pm
A collection of short films dealing with mental health from all over the world.
The Lachance Family - 3.15pm
A French film following the members of a family learning to live their lives and deal with their individual mental health issues.