Art With Impact Blog

Art With Impact Blog

Art With Impact promotes mental wellness by creating space for young people to learn and connect through art and media. Our weekly blogs inform about the latest films, documentaries and campaigns (the good and the bad) that are using art as a way to express realities of mental illness and to break barriers of understanding issues related mental health.

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New Doc ‘RxRun’ Explores the Connection Between Running and Mental Wellness

Two facts about me: I have been running about four times per week for the last three years; I am absolutely terrible at it. My relationship with running has always been a rocky one. My...

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Call for Submissions: 25th Annual Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival!

If you’re reading this, I’d like for you to take a moment to think about something incredible that happened in 1993. Perhaps just slightly more iconic than shoulder pads and brightly-patterned man-vests is...

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Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’ Receives Criticism for Dramatized Suicide

Over the years, films and television series aimed at teens often end up attracting an audience of all ages, (Twilight, anyone?), which is why it’s really no surprise that Netflix’s latest teen drama,...

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Short Doc ‘Looking for Luke’ Fulfills a Mission of Healing and Advocacy

Navigating the college experience can be a tricky experience even in the best of circumstances. Luke Tang was a popular and intelligent college student living what many would consider to be the higher-education...

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Review Round-Up: “God Knows Where I Am”

Memory is a fickle beast: it seems to latch on permanently to details of no consequence, only to malfunction at the most inopportune of times. It is the remarkable power of my memory...

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Mental Health Meets Musical Theatre in ‘BETTER TO LIVE’

There’s something about musical theatre that elevates even the most mundane subjects to chills-inducing splendor. One group of talented performers is bringing the magic of musical theatre to spread mental health awareness to...

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The Royal Family Releases a Series of Short Films on Mental Health

Throughout the course of history, royalty has not always been associated with mental wellness. Princess William, Princess Kate, and Prince Harry of England (a.k.a. the Duke of Cambridge, the Duchess of Cambridge, and...

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Presenting Our Latest Short Film Competition Winner: Limitless

Art With Impact is pleased to announce our newest short film competition winner, Rory Mc Leod, and his film, Limitless.  The main character of Limitless, Zoe operates under the idea that others perceive her negatively, but…is that...

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