Film Screening - The S Word │ AZ

Film Screening - The S Word │ AZ

Thu, Mar 15, 2018
5:30pm to 8:00pm MT

Description

Join us for a screening of a new documentary from the creative team behind the award-winning OF TWO MINDS (Lisa Klein and Doug Blush).  A panel discussion follows.  All are welcome.

 

About the Film:
A suicide attempt survivor is on a mission to find fellow survivors and document their stories of unguarded courage, insight and humor. She discovers a national community rising to transform personal struggles into action.

 

THE S WORD is a powerful feature documentary that puts a human face on a topic that has long been stigmatized and buried with the lives it has claimed. The film gives a platform to those with lived experience - people who have attempted to take their own lives and survived to tell their stories. These are the voices that have been silenced for so long and their stories could save lives. Capturing personal revelations and surprising moments of humor, THE S WORD opens a door on this most taboo of subjects through the eyes of the people who have been there and are now committed to preventing others from getting to that edge.

 

From Director Lisa Klein: “It is time for us to boldly talk about suicide because no family should have to experience that which radiates outward for generations to come."

 

Free and open to the public. RSVPs Encouraged.

 

Made possible with generous support from Lee E. and Susan G. Berk

Location

In Person

Mayo Clinic Building, Scottsdale (13400 East Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ)

Questions? Contact:

HumanitiesAZ@mayo.edu

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