International Film Competition Winners Announced
We’re delighted to announce the winners from our International Film Competition, which this year received 1,600 submissions from over 100…
Time to Laugh: Comedy at SMHAFF
There will be plenty of time to laugh at the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival, with high profile…
Spotlight on Theatre
Take time for theatre during the 10th Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival. Our programme features a host of special…
Focus on Film
Download our film flyer, with updated listings, special guests and all the winners from our International Film Competition.  If ‘cinema…
The smhaff 2016 Programme has Launched!
We have launched the full programme for the 10th annual Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, revealing a whole…
Felicity Ward: 50% More Likely to Die
We're excited to announce that acclaimed comedian Felicity Ward will perform her hit Fringe show 50% More Likely to Die…
Special announcement to celebrate the 10th year of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival
The Mental Health Foundation is to celebrate the tenth year of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival (SMHAFF)…

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival

‘Time’ is the theme for the 2016 Festival, the very special 10th year, which will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 31st October.

One of the world’s largest social justice festivals, with annual attendances of over 25,000, this year’s SMHAFF will see over 300 events staged throughout the country, including film, performing arts, literature, music and visual arts.

The Festival aims to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health.

Check out the 2016 Festival trailer: