Frames of Mind

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 and video to promote professional and community education on issues pertaining to mental health and illness. Screenings, accompanied by presentations and panel discussions, are held on the third Wednesday of each month.

Series directed by Dr. Harry Karlinsky, Director of Public Education, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia.

Programmed by Caroline Coutts, film curator, filmmaker, and programmer of "Frames of Mind" since its inception in September 2002.

Visit the Frames of Mind Blog and connect with them on Facebook.

Current Showings

Recent Screenings

VANCOUVER PREMIERE! Volunteers of a Dutch campaign to combat loneliness in seniors take action in this heartbreaking and timely documentary.
Polish director Agnieszka Smoczyńska (The Lure) directs a moody psychodrama about a woman struggling to reconcile her past and present lives.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! The baffling Acali Experiment of 1973 is recounted in this utterly engrossing documentary.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! Sandra Luckow’s powerful new film concerns her brother's diagnosis of late-onset paranoid schizophrenia.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! An eccentric single mother and her teenager daughter are beleaguered by bullies in Deborah Haywood's feature debut.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! Filmed at street level in expressive black-and-white, this documentary follows an undocumented migrant living in Spain.
Taking the step of casting people with ASD to portray characters with ASD, director Rachel Israel crafts an authentic and often very funny love story.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! Writer-director Dominik Locher's film is an engrossing exploration of traditional male and female gender roles.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! What begins as a domestic drama transforms into a horror film of heart-in-mouth proportions.
VANCOUVER PREMIERE! An engrossing look behind the scenes at Headquarters, a 24/7 suicide prevention crisis centre in Lawrence, Kansas.