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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

11/1/2018 - 11/30/2018

Dilemma
Dilemma
a lighthearted take on panic attacks and anxiety after I experienced this storm in real life during a walk on the quiet isolated side of the city one summer
The Process of Remembering
The Process of Remembering
This film artistically interprets overcoming mental health and anxiety as an Urban Indigenous woman. After thoughts subside rebirth takes place. Living the indigenous way of life, backed by our ancestors. The process of life is remembering who you ar...
Michele’s Story
Michele’s Story
I began sharing my story in 2015 and it has completely changed my life. I started with a written version which was discovered by an independent filmmaker/ producer who was interested in making this video. This has been a great opportunity to share my...
A Shot in the Dark
A Shot in the Dark
This short film addresses an important topics in helping people with Mental Illness seek and access treatment. Follow Claire on her journey into the past. We see the struggle of her mother in the 1970s and how she was forced to cope.
辛灵 – The Inside
This short film is a chat between Liangxin and a psychic and during the conversation, Liangxin displayed various characters himself at various stages of his life. The psychic strongly believes Liangxin is possessed and haunted by multiple spirits.
It’s Not Okay To Be Okay
The title means that the current community perspective is not okay regarding mental health problems and this needs to be changed. We, the community has to only bring this change. We are what our community is!
The lighter
The lighter
The old man pursues the image of his beloved.
Sitophobia
Sitophobia
This film explores the anxieties and the fear of food from the point of view of someone with an eating disorder. This experimental film focus more on the obsessive qualities behind eating disorders.
We need to talk about depression and suicide (especially in men)
Josh was 22 years old when he tried to end his life because of depression - not only did he survive, he found a way to recover and is sharing his story. The film highlights the issues of depression and suicide in men, who account for two-thirds of...