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.

Check Out the Winners of Pakistan’s 60 Second Film Festival!

  You may recall our recent post about Pakistan’s 60 Second Film Festival, which had just wrapped its submission cycle and was preparing to release its list of winners. Well, the news has...

Recently Released ‘Side Effects’ Explores the World of Big Pharma and Depression

Do you know what it means to be sad? (If you paid full price to see Battleship in the theatre, the answer is yes.) All joking aside, being able to distinguish between depression...

Daniel Richardson Wins February 2013 Short Film Contest

Congratulations to Daniel Richardson and his team for winning Art With Impact's February 2013 short film contest. RINSE AND REPEAT was made by a small team. Daniel Richardson is a writer/director who has...

Education-Focused ‘Girl Rising’ is a Film With Far-Reaching Impact

Those of us who live in the first world often take our access to education for granted. …as well as our access to girls who make you cry in the hallway before 6th...

One Woman Struggles to Heal Her Fractured Family in ‘A Sister’s Call’

Is there any such thing as a ‘normal’ family? Set your phasers to ‘no.’ Despite our understanding that every family has its unique quirks and challenges, we still readily believe in the concept...

Winners of Pakistan’s 60 Second Film Festival to be Announced Soon

What can you accomplish in 60 seconds? Showoffs. Making an impact in a short amount of time is something television advertisers have down to a science, but the task becomes much more daunting...

‘Mars Project’ Presents Unflinching Look at Mental Illness and Treatment

Would you agree to be the subject of a friend’s documentary film? Provided, of course, the working title is not “That Time You Borrowed My Favorite Shirt without Asking and Left it with...

‘After Tiller’ Shows the Complex Daily Lives of American Abortion Doctors

As a filmmaker, there are a certain set of topics that require the utmost level of sensitivity. You know – war, politics, conspiracy, talking horses… For filmmakers Lana Wilson and Martha Shane, creating...

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