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Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival Spotlights Mental Illness and Addiction With 2015 Slate

Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival Spotlights Mental Illness and Addiction With 2015 Slate

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The film festival meant to bring “mysteries of the human mind,” including mental illness and addiction, into public consciousness has just released its full slate of films for its 23rd edition. Rendezvous with Madness, the largest mental health film festival in the world, will run from November 6-14. Presented by Workman Arts and returning to the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the festival has announced over 20 programs with nearly 40 feature and short films, a multi-media installation and a symposium on television and addiction. 

The feature length titles set to screen include:

Swift Current,” dir. Joshua Rofé

A Minor Leap Down,” dir. Hamed Rajabi

“Breaking the Chains,” dir. Erminia Colucci

“Junaicas,” Karina Garcia Cassanova

“Paul Sharits,” dir. François Miron

“Eight,” dir. Peter Blackburn 

“An Autobiography of Michelle Maren,” dir. Michel Negroponte & Michelle Maren

“Hedi Schneider is Stuck,” dir. Sonja Heiss

“Decor,” dir. Ahmad Abdalla

“Daniel’s World,” dir. Veronika Lišková

“My Skinny Sister,” dir. Sanna Lenken

“Of Men And War,” dir. Laurent Bécue-Renard

“The Mighty Angel,” dir. Wojciech Smarzowski

“A Light Beneath their Feet,” dir. Valerie Weiss

“Homesick,” dir. Jakob M. Erwa

For more information about the festival and to purchase tickets, visit Rendezvous with Madness’ official website

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