Movies: Mental health
The Definition of Insanity (2020)The Definition of Insanity
The Miami-Dade Community Mental Health Project comes to life in this documentary, following a team of dedicated public servants working through the courts to steer people with mental illness on a path from incarceration to recovery....
Emma Wants to Live (2016)Emma Wants to Live
This is a Dutch documentary about the last weeks of life in a Portuguese clinic for Emma Caris, a 18 year old girl who had been suffering anorexia nervosa since she was 16 years old....
Is Your Story Making You Sick? (2018)Is Your Story Making You Sick?
Humans are story-telling creatures. By thinking, we all unconsciously "author" a self-story in our heads. Most often, the characters and plot of our story is framed by negative experiences from childhood. These painful "stories" then determine our em...
The Wild (2023)The Wild
At her mother's rambling behest, Josie enlists best friend and unofficial chauffeur Stanley, to search for clues after her sister, Andrea, mysteriously goes missing from a bar in the next town over. Eccentric roaming artists, less-than-helpful locals...
Saeko and Yukako live together in a small apartment complex in Tokyo. After the Tohoku earthquake in 2011, both live in a state of unease. Saeko, who is in a divorce, is worried that her daughter is exposed to radiation. Yukako is also afraid of radi...
While former paramedic Emily tries to live a low-key life to cope with her PTSD, her new roommate has other plans, and a long-held vendetta against medical personnel....
Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story (2019)Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story
In the world of professional sports, no American athlete ever came back from a mental health disorder....until Ron Artest, now known to the world as Metta World Peace....
Life for Christine (1980)Life for Christine
A teenage girl is sent to a women's prison, but should she really be there?...
Trials To Triumph: The Documentary (2023)Trials To Triumph: The Documentary
Follows the story of Freddie Stevenson from his meteoric rise through high school and college football to a chaotic life afterwards that led him to reinvent himself and rise up all over again. This documentary connects similar stories of struggle and...
The Shade (2023)The Shade
Following the loss of his father, a grieving twenty-year-old struggles to hold his family together as an unspeakable darkness plagues his older brother....
LSD: Trip to Where? (1968)LSD: Trip to Where?
Three sailors are talked into trying LSD and marijuana--which, this film implies, are basically the same thing--and the effects of the drugs endanger the lives of their fellow sailors aboard ship....
It's Not All Sunshine and Roses (1969)It's Not All Sunshine and Roses
A short indie film...
PIECES is an authentic, heartfelt drama about the healing power of care, compassion, and love....
Lise, a mentally unbalanced middle-aged woman, travels from her home in London to Rome, Italy where she embarks on a fatal destiny that she had helped to arrange for herself — a premeditated search for someone, anyone, with whom she could form a dang...
A young man is bullied by a physical personification of his anxiety before a date....
John is agoraphobic and hasn't left his apartment in over two years. After his therapist quits on him, a new therapist challenges him to leave his apartment in the next thirty days....
The Sounding (2017)The Sounding
On a remote island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to weave a language out of Shakespeare's words. A driven neurologist, brought to the island to protect her, commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blow ...
Sin Bin (1994)Sin Bin
A male nurse in a mental hospital witnesses one patient killing another, but struggles with his loyalties and his conscience to come forward....
A man opens up about his fears in a long-overdue therapy session, only to learn there is something deeply more sinister to be afraid of....