Come join us on at 6 PM this Friday November 9th for this year’s Portrayals of Madness event as we discuss how mental illness is depicted in cinema. This is a free event and will be held at the Abdul Ladha Center on campus. We hope to see you there!
Portrayals of Madness in Film
Wednesday Oct. 19th,12:00-12:45 and 1:00-1:45
@ the Norm Theatre in the SUB (next to Bernoulli’s Bagels)
There will be time for questions and discussion as we screen depictions of mental illness in clips from Donnie Darko, A Beautiful Mind, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Little Miss Sunshine to more obscure and foreign films.
Come at 12pm, come at 1pm or stay for both! Refreshment provided!
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UBC Thrive is an annual, week-long series of events that encourages the UBC Community to invest in healthier living, promote mental wellness, and reduce the stigma surrounding this topic. This year, Thrive is happening from Nov 1-5.
The Kaleidoscope is going to be hosting a screening and discussion event titled “Portrayals of Madness” to address how mental illness is showcased in cinema. In this session we will show a variety of film clips and intersperse them with open discussion. All members of the UBC community are invited to join us on next Tuesday, November 2nd from 6.30-7.30 pm in BUCH A203.