The MHC OFF celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise awareness and understanding of mental health issues.
Three love stories in one hospital, at the intersection of physical, mental and emotional health. (Israel, Narrative, 19:00)
A dance instructor wrestles with temptation, control, and self image. (USA, Narrative, 14:00)
Three children relate how they cope with a parent‘s mental illness.
(UK, Animation, 6:20)
When a depressed woman has a breakdown, her unfailing husband steps in.
(Canada, Narrative, 6:46)
A charismatic young man with Downs syndrome lives in an imaginary world.
(Turkey, Narrative, 12:00)
A war veteran in a self-imposed prison fights to escape.
(Netherlands, Narrative, 7:35)
A student comes to grips with depression, in the form of a needy phantom made of static.
(Canada, Experimental, 8:29)
A visual experiment to illustrate the tiny part of the brain that orchestrates our emotional life.
(USA, Experimental, 10:09)
An artist communicates her life with bipolar disorder through film.
(Australia, Experimental, 5:00)
“Try to let the energy inspire you, instead of bring you down.”
(USA, Documentary, 1:30)
Multiple characters portray the realities and struggles of living with borderline personality disorder.
(USA, Experimental, 4:15)