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Passion is the theme of this year's Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, and it has another packed line-up of fascinating films for audiences to enjoy, including two premieres from Norwegian directors. It's also notable for having half its features directed by women, something that's rare at any festival. It will be held in venues across Scotland, with major film selections screening in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth, supported by an extensive programme of arts events.
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A documentary following five different inmates in Merksplas’ Prison who are held indefinitely because they are mentally ill.
A documentary looking at the mysterious suicide epidemic in the Venezuelan Andes and meeting two women who have lost their daughters to it.
Auto- biographical documentary about an apparently ordinary family having to stoically deal with broken dreams and hidden secrets.
A Tourette's sufferer goes ona road trip with his doctor and a couple of other troubled youngsters.
A woman and her family struggle to cope after she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
An animated film exploring living with illness.
A man trying to reconcile with his wife after a stint in a mental institution finds things get complicated when he meets a mystery girl.
An elderly couple deal with the ravages of old age.
A dysfunctional family's road trip to a beauty pageant.
A quiet young man falls in love with a woman who is perfect in every way - except that she's inflatable.
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival Features
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Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night
Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André
On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane
Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts
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