Ongoing Series

Frames of Mind

A mental health film series.

The Cinematheque is pleased to join with the Institute of Mental Health, UBC Department of Psychiatry, in presenting Frames of Mind, a monthly event utilizing film to promote professional and community education on issues pertaining to mental health and illness. Screenings are accompanied by presentations and audience discussions.

The series is directed by Dr. Harry Karlinsky, clinical professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, and programmed by Selina Crammond, a film curator and cultural worker based in Vancouver on the unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories.

Programmer emeritus: Caroline Coutts, film curator, filmmaker, and programmer of Frames of Mind from its inception in September 2002 to September 2023.

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Upcoming Screenings

  • On The Adamant 1
  • On the Adamant
  • Sur l’Adamant
  • France/Japan2023
  • Nicolas Philibert
  • 109 DCP
  • PG
  • Frames of Mind

List of Programmed Films

Date Film Title Director(s) Year Country
2018-Mar 32 Pills: My Sister’s Suicide Hope Litoff 2017 USA
2018-Apr The Work Jairus McLeary . . . 2017 USA
2018-May Infiltration Robert Morin 2017 Canada
2018-Jun Swim Team Lara Stolman 2016 USA
2018-Sep The Listeners Bill Hurst 2016 USA
2018-Oct Custody Xavier Legrand 2017 France
2018-Nov Goliath Dominik Locher 2017 Switzerland
2018-Dec Keep the Change Rachel Israel 2018 USA
2019-Jan Waiting for Barcelona Juho-Pekka Tanskanen 2018 Finland
2019-Feb Pin Cushion Deborah Haywood 2017 United Kingdom
2019-Mar That Way Madness Lies Sandra Luckow 2018 USA
2019-Apr The Raft Marcus Lindeen 2018 Sweden . . .
2019-May Fugue Agnieszka Smoczyńska 2018 Poland . . .
2019-Jun Good Neighbours Stella van Voorst van Beest 2018 Netherlands
2019-Sep Bedlam Kenneth Paul Rosenberg 2019 USA
2019-Oct More Earth Will Fall Sam Liebmann . . . 2017 Brazil . . .
2019-Nov False Confessions Katrine Philp 2018 Denmark
2019-Dec Day One Lori Miller 2018 USA
2020-Jan Love and Empty Words Małgorzata Imielska 2018 Poland
2020-Feb Rewind Sasha Joseph Neulinger 2019 USA
2020-May Stretch Marks Gregory Rocco 2018 USA
2020-Oct FOSTER Mark Jonathan Harris 2019 USA
2020-Dec Dirty God Sacha Polak 2019 Netherlands . . .
2021-Jun Mother Kristof Bilsen 2019 Belgium . . .
2022-Apr 15 Reasons to Live Alan Zweig 2013 Canada
2022-May Autism in Love Matt Fuller 2016 USA
2022-Jun The Listeners Bill Hurst 2016 USA
2022-Jul Cured Patrick Sammon . . . 2020 USA
2022-Aug Completely Cuckoo Charles Kiselyak 1997 USA
2022-Aug One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Miloš Forman 1975 USA
2022-Sep The Raft Marcus Lindeen 2018 Sweden . . .
2022-Oct The Farewell Party Tal Granit . . . 2014 Israel . . .
2022-Nov The Light of the Moon Jessica M. Thompson 2017 USA
2022-Dec 12 Days Raymond Depardon 2017 France
2023-Jan Woman on the Roof Anna Jadowska 2022 Poland . . .
2023-Feb Paper Tiger Paul Kowalski 2020 USA
2023-May Selvportrett Margreth Olin . . . 2020 Norway
2023-Jun Love in the Time of Fentanyl Colin Askey 2022 Canada
2023-Sep Millie Lies Low Michelle Savill 2021 New Zealand
2023-Oct All My Puny Sorrows Michael McGowan 2021 Canada
2023-Nov Another Body Sophie Compton . . . 2023 USA
2023-Dec Much Ado About Dying Simon Chambers 2022 Ireland . . .
2024-Feb The Eternal Memory Maite Alberdi 2023 Chile
2024-Mar Physician, Heal Thyself Asher Penn 2023 Canada
2024-Apr Parachute Brittany Snow 2023 USA
2024-May back home Nisha Platzer 2022 Canada . . .
2024-Jun On the Adamant Nicolas Philibert 2023 France . . .