Canberra International Mental Health Film Festival

6th This Is My Brave Canberra International Mental Health Film Festival

Qualifying films can have been produced anytime and MUST meet one or all of the following criteria: Provides an inspiring voice for social justice and human rights for people with mental…

Submissions

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Sep 1, 2024

Location

Australian Capital Territory

Artform

Film

Qualifying films can have been produced anytime and MUST meet one or all of the following criteria:

Provides an inspiring voice for social justice and human rights for people with mental illness

Highlights positive contributions made by mental health recipients

Fights stigma and defies stereotypes associated with mental illness

Shares real-life stories of people with mental health concerns

Submitted films may be of any length and genre – documentaries, features, and shorts.

This Is My Brave Australia Inc. is a registered charity and NFP dedicated to breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness one story at a time.
Through our events we present stories of lived experience of mental illness in an effort to promote a national conversation around mental health.

TIMBA/CMHFF Award (Overall film judged best in festival)

Human Rights Award
(The film that is judged the best at being an inspiring voice for social justice and human rights)

Lived Experience Award
(Best film produced by someone with lived experience of mental illness)

Stop Stigma Award
(The film that best fights discrimination and stigma)

Mental Health Hero Award
(Portrays an individual or organisation who are doing great work in the area of mental health)

For more information, visit Canberra International Mental Health Film Festival