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Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

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Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

The film arm of this excellent multi-media exploration of mental health issues, led by Glasgow Anti-Stigma Partnership, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, the Mental Health Foundation and the ‘See Me’ campaign includes free (ticketed) screenings of Ken Loach’s My Name Is Joe, Richard Kelly’s Donnie Darko, Glasgow-set character drama Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (pictured), Stephen Billy Elliot Daldry’s The Hours, Anton Corbijn’s Control, documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston and a showcase of the festival’s open submission short film competition. Visit www.mhfestival.com for more information.

Grosvenor, Glasgow; GFT, Glasgow; Women’s Library, Glasgow until Fri 19 Oct.

Beyond Words

A panel of writers and therapists discuss the links between writing and therapy for women, with contributions and ideas from the audience also welcome. Women only. 'Part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. '

The BMX Bandits, Norman Blake, Beecake, Cosmic Rough Riders and The Cinematics

Some big names in Scottish music and film (little Billy Boyd plays in Beecake) club together to play at this Mental Health Arts and Film Festival gig.

Testimony

New multimedia exhibition about changing conditions in mental health institutions in the 20th and 21st centuries. Includes documentary footage and testimony from the inamates, and five specially comminssioned new film works. 'Part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival'.

Chinese Arts and Wellbeing

Event examining the role of the arts in promoting mental health awareness within the Chinese community. In Cantonese. 'Part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival'.

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