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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to the bone
Forthcoming Netflix Drama ‘To The Bone’ Explores the Intricacies of Eating Disorders

You may have already heard the buzz surrounding the new Netflix film, To The Bone. The new Netflix film To The Bone, starring Lily Collins, is an examination into the life of a...

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The Anatomy of a Panic Attack in New Short ‘REACH’

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, it can be difficult to put the experience into words. Filmmaker Kelsey Sante, a junior director working at Duck Pond Films in Los Angeles, used her own...

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The Lion title screen
Growing and Healing with The Lions We Are

If you’re above the age of five, chances are you’ve seen Disney’s The Lion King. And if you’re above the age of 15, chances are you’ve experience some of the movie’s themes in...

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If You Ask Me film project logo
Attention Canadian Filmmakers: Mental Health-Themed Film Project Accepting Your Submissions Through July 15!

If you ask me, all Canadian filmmakers between the ages of 13 and 30 should get ready to submit their films to the If You Ask Me film project, which is now accepting...

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it's just anxiety still
New Doc Examines the Unique Manifestations of Anxiety

Anxiety and panic can surface in a wide variety of ways to a wide variety of degrees — so much so that it can be awfully tricky to determine when and how anxiety...

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Presenting Our Latest Short Film Competition Winner: When the Fat Girl Gets Skinny

Art With Impact is pleased to announce our latest short film competition winners, Blythe Baird and Abby Thompson, and their film, When the Fat Girl Gets Skinny. “If you develop an eating disorder when...

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Wrapping up #myMHmatters for Mental Health Month 2017!

We hope you enjoyed our celebration of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month through the #myMHmatters campaign! Each day we posted a film from The OLIVE Film Collection with an interview, questions to reflect...

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A Film About Love
May 26, 2017

As a gift to yourself during mental health month, we invite you to take a few minutes each day to explore mental health topics through short film. Each week day in May 2017 the...

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