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FilmMedicine, part of SMHAF, is a selection of short films which bring a fresh eye to our understanding of illnesses of the body and mind, and a visual energy to recovery or acceptance.
A selection of short films produced through a new enterprise, FilmMedicine, which supports postgrad students from any and every background throughout the University of Edinburgh to make documentaries that explore illness and health.
The films have one thing in common – they bring a fresh eye to our understanding of illnesses of the body and mind, and a visual energy to recovery or acceptance.
The films will be available to watch online, prior to a panel discussion chaired by director Amy Hardie from FilmMedicine on Wed 19 May at 5pm. The panel includes student filmmakers Marta Massa, Eilidh Munro, Shalhavit Simcha Cohen, Eleni Evangelious, Emily Beaney, Mai Tran and Saul Pankhurt.
They will discuss how they chose their subject, the process of filmmaking, and their aims of increasing wellbeing and resilience through documentary filmmaking.
Image: Mai Tran
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