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Call Me Crazy: A Five Film
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film

I saw Call Me Crazy (USA, 2013) at a screening NAMI San Diego had to highlight mental health in the media. It’s fantastic because it highlighted the relationships affected when someone is living with a mental-health challenge. It touched upon PTSD and the female perspective of being raped in combat. The stories were told well and added to the integrity of the characters. So often those struggling with mental-health challenges are portrayed with eroded credibility, which then leads to more stigma.

The Sixth Sense is a supernatural thriller by M. Night Shyamalan (USA, 1999). It served as good practice for paying attention. However, not until I saw the director’s cut did I catch all the things I missed before. Having the director explain the symbolism in the special features enhanced the movie for me! Seeing all the effort that went into guiding the audience gave me a new take on the film.

— Annie Dunlop, San Diego native and aspiring indigo child

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Call Me Crazy: A Five Film
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film

I saw Call Me Crazy (USA, 2013) at a screening NAMI San Diego had to highlight mental health in the media. It’s fantastic because it highlighted the relationships affected when someone is living with a mental-health challenge. It touched upon PTSD and the female perspective of being raped in combat. The stories were told well and added to the integrity of the characters. So often those struggling with mental-health challenges are portrayed with eroded credibility, which then leads to more stigma.

The Sixth Sense is a supernatural thriller by M. Night Shyamalan (USA, 1999). It served as good practice for paying attention. However, not until I saw the director’s cut did I catch all the things I missed before. Having the director explain the symbolism in the special features enhanced the movie for me! Seeing all the effort that went into guiding the audience gave me a new take on the film.

— Annie Dunlop, San Diego native and aspiring indigo child

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