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Discover four works by talented young filmmakers, addressing some of the most pressing mental health issues facing young people today. Followed by a post-screening Q&A with Jennifer Leonforte, Nicholas Connor, Jake Earwaker and Into Film Scotland. 

Cotton Wool

Scottish Premiere

Nicholas Connor | UK | 2017 | 38m

A teenager and her seven-year-old brother must rapidly adapt to the role of young carers when their mother suffers a devastating stroke. 


Jake Earwaker | UK | 2017 | 7m

Through vivid puppetry, this short highlights the ways in which mental health can affect us all.

But Honey, You Look Fine 

World Premiere

Jennifer Leonforte | Australia | 2017 | 10m

A young filmmaker documents her closest friend’s struggle with bulimia, using footage they recorded together.


This screening is co-presented with Into Film Scotland, who will also be screening a short work on the theme of Beginnings, created through their youth filmmaking initiative in partnership with SMHAF as part of Year of Young People 2018

CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts

350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Fri 11th May
3:30PM - 5PM