Screening of Unfinished and discussion with the filmmaker on her work and unpacking mental health from a caregiver’s perspective

Event poster for the screening of Unfinished and panel to followMonday, 24 October 2022 | 15:00 to 16:30 EDT | Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University

Screening of Shabnam Sukhdev’s award-winning thesis film, an autoethnographic documentary is informed by her daughter’s mental health. The filmmaker will be in attendance to discuss her work and unpacking mental health from a caregivers’ perspective with Leena Manimekalai, filmmaker and poet, and moderator Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research. Audience is invited to interact in this rigorous session around media representation of mental illness, migrant identities and caregiving challenges.

Please register here.

This event is presented with support from York Centre for Asian Research as part of its twentieth anniversary celebrations, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, and the Centre for Feminist Research at York University.

Join us on Saturday, 22 October 2022 for The Shape of ME | RE-IMAGINING FAMILY, a three-hour story workshop unpacking family history through play, featuring mask painting, music and food, and community.