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Current Submissions

The films on this page have been submitted this month to our competition. Next month, they will be viewed and scored by a panel of jurors. These films are not a part of AWI’s permanent collection. To view the films in our collection, please visit our OLIVE Film Collection page.

Current Competition Submissions

11/1/2019 - 11/30/2019

Laing House: My Community
This film shows the impact the organization Laing House located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, can have on a young adult living with mental illness.
You No Help Me With My LIfe
This is a musical performance video that conveys a range of emotions. Helplessness, strength, confusion and fear are acted out in flickers of the visage, inviting the viewer in to the performers array of thought processes. Mental health is what th...
Beta Flight B
Beta Flight B
Its said the journey to of mind can be a terrible thing; in search of a moment the film maker Toly AK journeys to where past & present collide. Shot on a cell phone for the cost of overhead.
My Journey With Bipolar
This is an auto-biographic docu-memoir that recounts a difficult, confusing, and scary chapter of my life: my first manic episode undiagnosed. Because Bipolar can be so difficult to diagnose, the film aims to shine a light and offer some reassurance ...
Eating Disorder Mental Health PSA for Art With Impact
PSA made by Glendora High School Freshman student Lily VanWinkle, to show the dangers of eating disorders.
P A N I C
P A N I C
A psychological thriller about a young woman who unexpectedly fights for her sanity in a downtown night club. This is a vulnerable depiction of mental illness and the journey of facing your inner demons.
Extremity
Extremity
A young man battling depression has an otherworldly experience that helps him realise he is loved and needed.
A Mental Gift
A Mental Gift
My friends and I explaining the mental gift.
The Shadow
The Shadow
looking for love, a young man faces his worst fears and doubts as he is confronted by the shadowy image of his nightmares, looking to crush his spirit.
TANGIBILITY
TANGIBILITY
A visual poetry piece, based on the poem Tangibility written by Kara Petrovic. This film tackles the stigma against substance use disorder, as well as the stigma against individuals who take medication to help cope with their respective disorders. M...