Belongg Mental Health Collective invites you to the screening of
Atasi- Love in the time of madness
(50 mins | English/Hindi | India | 2018)
Directed by Putul Mahmood
Produced by Anjali - Mental Health Rights Organization
on 17th October 2021, Sunday at 6.30 pm IST.
The film will be followed by a discussion with mental health activist Ratnaboli Ray and award-winning director and producer Aparna Sanyal.
About the film: Atasi tells the story of a woman who battles years of emotional and physical abuse, and uses love as a strength rather than a solution to her mental health issues
About the filmmaker: Putul Mahmood is a filmmaker, producer and teacher. She is the producer of the Bengali feature film Cosmic Sex and has directed several short fiction and documentary films including You Who Never Arrived, Man of Silence, I Shoot U, Atasi and Three Sisters. She is currently an Associate Professor at the Satyajit Ray Film and TV Institute in Kolkata.
About the producers: Anjali is one of the leading non-governmental organization in India, based in Kolkata, that is working to secure large-scale systemic changes in the mental health field, by making mental health institutions, systems and communities intersectional and inclusive. Our work relies on cross-sectoral partnerships with the state government, the media and other civil society organizations.
About Belongg Mental Health: A platform that seeks to address the intersection of identity(s), identity-based discrimination and mental health. As we advance, we aim to create a network of inclusive school counsellors who are skilled in addressing mental health needs of young people with especially pronounced well-being needs based on their identity(s) like gender, race, sexuality, immigrant status, race, ethnicity, disability, caste, religion etc.
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