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DEAR DAD

Dear Dad

Against the breathtaking background of a childhood spent in the Scottish highlands, a young woman seeks understanding and closure with her father. Dear Dad is an insightful exploration of the...
28-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
DARKNESS AND LIGHT

Darkness and Light

During the process of large participation writing workshops with the mental health hospital in Newtownards, this film was created as an illustration of the experiences that were discussed....
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FATAKI

Fataki

A first-hand portrayal of asylum seekers in Scotland, 'Fataki' explains the problems of a man endeavouring to live and work in Glasgow. Receiving letters from the home office threatening that it is...
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DEMON SHOES

Demon Shoes

A Hearing Voices Network Dundee commission 'Demon Shoes' follows Gavin, a voice hearer. Gavin hears the voices of demon and thinks that red wings are growing from his back. He has tried, and failed,...
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Food For Thought

Noreen Real, Scotswoman Of The Year, takes the road and is treated to a feast of world cuisine from her neighbours as she continues to raise awareness of her Kingsway multi-cultural community. This...
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Mental Image (Complete)

Mental Image

In 2007, Glasgow arts organisation Project Ability put out a call for artists to submit artworks on the theme of mental health and wellbeing. The response from artists worldwide was overwhelming and...
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HOLD ON TO THE BELL NELLIE

Hang On The Bell Nellie

'Hang On The Bell Nellie' is a documentary about Nell McFadden who experienced depression after retiring. The story follows her journey from a position of despair and darkness back into the light as...
26-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
OCEANO DENTRO THE OCEAN WITHIN

Oceano Dentro (The Ocean Within)

A crew composed of the Mental Health Service of Trento sets sail from Cadice, headed for the Dutch Antilles. 'The Ocean Within' is a film documentary which tells the story of Pier Gianni Burreddu, a...
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MY LIFE

My Life

Peter McMahon's film 'My Life', and the sequel 'My Life 2', have helped to raise awareness of the impact of bullying, and abuse from the general public, on people with learning disabilities. An...
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MIND THE GAP - GAP IN THE MIND

Mind The Gap, Gap In The Mind

A scientific documentary about depression, a modern epidemic affecting millions of people worldwide. The documentary examines if depression is a disease or part of normal human evolution, and...
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Award winners

GROWING-SPACE
Winner – Best Short Documentary (2012)
Animated documentary about a small charity which makes a huge impact on the lives of adults...
11-08-2014 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
HOLD ON TO THE BELL NELLIE
Winner – Best Short Documentary (2011)
'Hang On The Bell Nellie' is a documentary about Nell McFadden who experienced depression after...
26-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Heroes and Villains
Winner – Animation Award (2011)
A Music Video devised & realized by homeless Londoners during workshops at The Connection at...
01-10-2012 / / 0 Comments
The Nurture Room
Winner – Best Long Documentary (2010)
Filmed over a period of one year, The Nurture Room accesses three schools (three of only five...
19-09-2012 / / 0 Comments
Art Therapy
Winner – Drama (2010)
Art Therapy is the disturbing portrayal of a woman who, having been referred to a locked in-...
02-10-2012 / 3 Favourites / 0 Comments
Different Lives Same Damage
Winner – Best Short Documentary (2010)
People in Ayrshire who have Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) share their experiences. The...
19-09-2012 / / 0 Comments
Twinkletoes
Winner – First Person Narrative (2010)
This film is part of the 'Stills Movie Project', which aims to teach people with learning...
02-10-2012 / / 0 Comments
Irene
Winner – Jury Prize (2009)
Directed by Lindsay Goodall, Irene portrays the filmmaker’s 92-year-old grandmother suffering from...
19-09-2012 / 6 Favourites / 1 Comments
Shed Convention
Winner – Comedy Award (2009)
A humorous film about taking the time to reflect on life, and how the decisions we make can affect...
01-10-2012 / / 0 Comments
NIMBUS
Winner – Animation Award (2009)
Voiced by a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group, 'Nimbus' explores the dark, and often isolated,...
02-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 1 Comments
LIFTING THE LID - MEN WHO SURVIVE SEXUAL ABUSE AS CHILDREN
Winner – Documentary & Factual (2009)
This film focuses on men who have survived sexual abuse as children. Lifting the Lid, features...
19-09-2012 / / 0 Comments
Floating Is Easy
Winner – Drama (2009)
Alison has devoted the last three years of her life to caring for her mother who has Alzheimer's....
02-10-2012 / / 1 Comments
Aspergers Syndrome
Winner – Animation Award (2008)
Asperger's Syndrome is a light-hearted and touching take on how young people with Asperger's...
19-09-2012 / / 1 Comments
Graeme Obree - Full Cycle
Winner – Jury Prize (2007)
Full Cycle is a formal account of Graeme Obree's struggle with depression, following a cycling...
18-09-2012 / 3 Favourites / 0 Comments
A Young Person's Guide to Stress and Emotional Management
Winner – Diversity (2007)
As part of Royston Stress Centre, the Youth Stress Centre offers an outreach service to 11–18 year...
01-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Gartloch Hospital
Winner – Best Factual (2007)
A history of Gartloch Hospital up to its closure in 1996, after serving patients for 100 years....
28-09-2012 / 2 Favourites / 2 Comments

Highly commended

James Dean
Highly Commended – Drama Award (2011)
'James Dean' deals with the issue of transgender sexuality in a young teenage girl, and how she...
01-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
My Life 2
Highly Commended – Public Awareness (2011)
Following 'My Life', Peter McMahon's first production in 2008, Peter continues his journey to tell...
19-09-2012 / / 0 Comments
The Depression Of Detective Downs - On Depressions Edge
Highly Commended – Animation Award (2011)
The film shows how people can experience various obstacles when tackling depression, and trying to...
01-10-2012 / / 0 Comments
Bringing The Outside In
Highly Commended – Best Short Documentary (2011)
An innovative way of tackling stigma and ignorance about the issues of mental health and race...
19-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
sanctuarywebedit20122
Highly Commended – Best Short Documentary (2010)
Sanctuary tells the stories of six asylum seekers and refugees living in Glasgow, and aims to...
19-09-2012 / / 0 Comments
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Highly Commended – Factual (2009)
The short film describes the feelings of young people as their housing estate is demolished, and...
02-10-2012 / / 0 Comments
Like Me, Only Better
Highly Commended – Animation Award (2008)
'Like Me, Only Better' is a short animated film which covers issues for people suffering from...
19-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Recovery - A Journey Of Hope
Highly Commended – Best Factual (2007)
The main aim of this film is to give hope to people with mental health difficulties, and to help...
02-10-2012 / 3 Favourites / 1 Comments
Stigma Dies
Highly Commended – Best Short (2007)
Stigma Dies is a short film which explores the condition of hearing voices, and examines methods...
02-10-2012 / / 0 Comments