MENTAL HEALTH - IT'S EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS
6TH -10TH OCTOBER 2014
The One in Four Film Festival 2014 is a week-long free event featuring films which explore the effects of mental ill health upon individuals, communities and families. The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness of and stamp out the stigma associated with mental ill health. The Festival is sponsored by the .
ENTERTAINMENT AND INFORMATION
Every evening a film that explores mental health is shown at 7pm, the film is introduced by the person who has nominated the film for the festival and then a service user speaks about their own personal experience of living with a mental health diagnosis. By the use of film and the following debate we can explore and dispel some of the myths associated with mental ill health.
The One in Four Film Festival will be officially opened at 7pm by the Mayor of Preston and the Film Festival Committee 2014. Music will be provided by Mathew Clare from 6.15pm.
Mitchell & Kenyon Cinema, Foster Building, University of Central Lancashire, PR1 2HE
WEDNESDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2014, OPEN MINDS AND OPEN HEARTS COMMUNITY EVENT AT 53 DEGREES
The One in Four Film Festival has as its highlight a day focused on entertainment and information. The event will be held on the 8th October 2014 from 10.30am to 3.00pm at 53 Degrees.
The day comprises of a number of artists playing music, performing poetry and dance. We also have a market stall space available for students to meet and find out more about local mental health statutory and voluntary services.
This year we will also have a number of UCLan academics hosting seminars focusing on the mental health research they have carried out. The research will provide valuable insight into mental health and will foster debate across a wide audience.