YOUTH PERSPECTIVE + DIRECTORS Q&A
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.
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
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.