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NU sophomores, juniors, or graduate studentsLearn more and APPLY to be a PPSL fellow and participate in our film and screenplay commissions/courses!

Members of the Northwestern or Chicago community – Please join us at our free public programming. We will host public screenings, lectures, performances, and discussions around depictions of mental health/illness and would love for you to be a part of that. Please check out our events page for more information.

Artists, scholars, & organizations invested in mental health and filmmaking –We’re looking for partners and speakers! Please reach out to

  • If you have made a film or written a screenplay, teleplay, documentary, or play regarding mental health/illness.
  • If you are a scholar, psychologist, psychiatrist, anthropologist or social scientist interested in speaking about mental health/illness and media representations.
  • If you think your organization might offer opportunities to collaborate.