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March 27th, 2017
Public screening followed by expert-led panel discussion
Monday, 27 March 2017 (7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
QEII Royal Bank Theatre, Halifax Infirmary
(ground floor, 1796 Summer St.entrance.)
NOVEL TECH ETHICS is hosting a public screening of the documentary film
UNBROKEN GLASS, followed by an expert-led, panel discussion on dealing
with the challenges of schizophrenia, early parental death, family resilience,
and being a cultural minority in America.
Free admission. All are welcome. Come early. Seating is limited. No
Twenty years after the death of his parents, filmmaker Dinesh Sabu begins
a journey to finally piece together their story. Uncovering a silenced
family history of mental illness, Dinesh confronts the legacy of having a
schizophrenic mother who died by suicide, the reality of growing up an
orphaned immigrant, and the trauma of these events. Can he reconcile
these truths all while living in the specter of mental illness?
TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION: Schizophrenia
Family resilience and coping
Living as a cultural minority in America
Early parental death
Tim Krahn (Research Associate, Novel Tech Ethics, Faculty of Medicine,
Dalhousie University, Halifax NS).
Sabina Abidi (Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University & IWK Youth Psychosis Team
Head, Division of Outpatient Services, IWK Mental Health & Addictions
Program, Halifax NS).
Karim Dharamsi (Philosopher. Associate Professor, Department of Humanities,
Mount Royal College, Calgary AB).
Carol Lamarche (Mental Health Knowledge Translation Specialist. Healing
Tree Communications, Halifax NS).
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For more information, contact: Tim Krahn or phone: 902-494-2990