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Online film festival June 21-25

From June 21 to June 25 Art With Impact will be hosting a free, online short film festival focused on stories of Black and immigrant mental health. The festival kicks off with a screening of short films, followed by a series of virtual workshops around these topics. The festival sessions will center the voices and experiences of Black and immigrant folks, while being open to the broader community.

You can learn more about the program here, and if you want to be a part of the festival, you can register to attend. There are still seats available and you can sign up for free!

 

THE SESSIONS

Led by the filmmakers, the festival features a selection of interactive seminars and engaging discussions, related to the films and the themes we are exploring through this year’s program. If you are interested in learning about these sessions, and participating in these critical conversations, you can register to attend using the links below.

MONDAY, JUNE 21

  1. Voices With Impact Premiere: Black Mental Health Film Showcase and Filmmaker Q&A »
  2. Voices With Impact Premiere: Immigrant Mental Health Film Showcase and Filmmaker Q&A »

TUESDAY, JUNE 22

  1. Dueling Citizenships: Heritage, Cultural Identity, and Mental Health
  2. Black Unbelonging »
  3. A Foot in Both Worlds: Mental Health Among Queer, Racialized People »

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23

  1. Othered Mothers: Complexities of Raising Children Across Cultures »
  2. Mother Tongue: How Language Intersects with Identity and Mental Health »
  3. Landscapes and Mindscapes: How Physical Environments Can Shape Our Mental Health »

THURSDAY, JUNE 24

  1. Beyond the Myths: Perceptions of Black Strength, Vulnerability, and Intergenerational Trauma »
  2. Comfort Food: Finding Nourishment in Our Heritage »
  3. Swallowing Bitterness: Mental Health Stigma in Chinese and Filipinx Cultures »

FRIDAY, JUNE 25

  1. ________ Enough: Impacts of Racial Discrimination on Self-Worth »
  2. Common Threads: Weaving Connections Among BPOC Communities »
  3. Celebrating Black Resilience »