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Out of mind out of sight

The Other Film Festival
Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 December
Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building, The University of Melbourne

The Dax Centre is supporting The Other Film Festival, a festival of the very best new cinema about the lived experience of disability from around the world.

To book and further details: www.otherfilmfestival.com

TALK Frames of Mind
Thursday 4 December, 2pm
Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building, The University of Melbourne
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of British Colombia, Dr. Harry Karlinsky will present on the Frames of Mind mental health film series and annual film festival as part of the Department of Psychiatry’s curriculum for educating health practitioners.

FILM & PANEL  Out of Mind, Out of Sight (John Kastner 2013, 88 min, Documentary/Canada)
Thursday 4 December, 4pm
Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building, The University of Melbourne
What happens to people who suffer from mental illnesses and commit violent crimes? Many are sent to forensic psychiatric hospitals where they disappear from public view for years. As patients they struggle to gain control over their lives, hoping to return to a society that fears and demonizes them.

Film screening followed by a post-screening panel discussion with Professor Ian Everall and Dr Pia Brous (The Dax Centre). Discussion moderated by
Dr Harry Karlinsky.

*Auslan interpreted, films are captioned and audio described and the venue is fully accessible.