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Guam Filmmaker Finds Healing and Advocacy Through Art

We learn very early on about the healing power of art. From macaroni masterpieces to music, art has been a significant source of recovery for many who are struggling in a variety of...

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The Power of Boxing to Improve Mental Health in ‘The Hardest Fight’

When it comes to maintaining your personal mental health, exercise can be a powerful ally. …and maybe if you’re Martha Stewart, steer clear of Zumba? It may surprise you to learn that many...

Teen Filmmaker Seeks to Erase Gossip and Stigma with New Short “Whispers”

If there’s one thing human beings love–and love to deny they love–it’s gossip. Gossip can be a difficult trap to resist falling into, especially in this era of social media and smartphones, and...

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Film is a powerful tool for creating connections and getting conversations started around the complex topic of mental illness. Our workshops are interactive discussions with students, based around short films from the OLIVE Film Collection. Each workshop directly connects students with local mental health resources and encourages early help-seeking. We currently offer high school, college/university, and corporate workshops in various regions of the US and Canada.

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Impact Stories

Hear students and winning filmmakers reflect on their experiences at our workshops and winning our OLIVE Film Competition!

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