NYC film competition seeks young artists’ take on mental health issues – AM New York

 

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“Pigeon Holed” was a 2017 submission to the Changing Minds Young Filmmakers Competition, and was filmed in and around Brooklyn. Photo Credit: Daphne Parkhill

 

Film can be a powerful weapon to help shatter the myths and stigmas surrounding mental illness — especially when a young person is behind the camera.

One nonprofit group is encouraging more New Yorkers to submit short films for its Changing Minds Young Filmmakers Competition. And some of the submissions could end up in a new mental health awareness initiative set to launch in city schools later this year.

Source:  NYC film competition seeks young artists’ take on mental health issues – AM New York

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