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Any Given Day

With filmmaker Margaret Byrne in person Thursday, October 26, 2023 Annie May Swift Hall (AMS), Northwestern Evanston campus 6:00 pm – reception, AMS 109 6:30 pm – screening and discussion with filmmaker Margaret Byrne, AMS auditorium In Chicago, the Cook County Jail has become a default treatment center for people living with mental illness. In

Media and Mental Health

Exploring Contemporary Representations of Madness, Melancholy, and Trauma in Film and Television. Cosponsored by the Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs and the Northwestern Office of the Provost. May 25-27, 2023 Evanston & Chicago Media and Mental Health: Exploring Contemporary Representations of Madness, Melancholy, and Trauma in Film and Television is a three day symposium

Score: A Journey Through Gaslighting 

A powerful play that allows the audience to explore the subtle and insidious nature of gaslighting in a father-daughter relationship. Directed by Halena Kays. Thursday, May 18, 2023 | 7:00pm The story begins with seemingly harmless arguments, but as the narrative unfolds, the audience gains insight into the toxic and abusive dynamics at play. In

A Very Special Conversation with Producer Christine Vachon

Moderated by David E. Tolchinsky Thursday, May 4, 2023 | 7:00pm Christine Vachon is an Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award winner who co-founded Killer Films with partner Pamela Koffler in 1995. Over two decades, they have produced more than 100 films, including some of the most celebrated and important American independent features: KIDS, I

Family Matters: Asian American Short Films

Cosponsored by Northwestern University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)  and  the Asian American Studies Program (AASP) With Huu Ly and Qianhui Zhang, Ph.D. Filmmaker appearances by Anne Hu (Lunchbox)& Maya Wanner (The Things I Haven’t Told You Yet) Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 7:00pm Through narrative and documentary, these Asian American short films commemorate the upcoming

Artists At Work (AAW)

Building Structures for Equitable and Effective Support in Community-Engaged Practice With Nadine Goellner, Managing Director of Artists at Work Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 7:00pm Artists have long played pivotal roles in cross-sector community engagement work, but without the support to navigate the emotional, social and professional challenges that this work brings. Nadine Goellner, Managing