Held at the Center for the Arts at PVHS 1475 East Ave. in Chico, CA
DMFF Schedule of Events
12:00 – The Symptomatics (Live Music)
12:45 – Intro and Welcome (Jason Tate, NVCSS)
1:00 – Borderline (a film) / Directed by Rebbie Ratner
2:30 – Q&A with Director Rebbie Ratner (via Skype)
3:15 – Grateful Love Experience (Live Music)
3:30 – Directing Change Student Directed Short Films and Panel
4:00 – Scotty McRockstar (Animation)
4:15 – DMFF Awards Presentation
4:25 – Buried Above Ground / Directed by Ben Selkow
Three Powerful Stories of Trauma, Survival, and Recovery (PTSD)
5:45 – Closing Remarks
- Borderline (a film) Recommended for Mature Audiences only. Triggers include frequent cursing, drug and alcohol use and references, discussion and depictions of self-harm including cutting. Potentially disturbing depictions of body scarring from cutting. Frank dialogue about suicide.
- Directing Change: Themes of self-harm and suicide.
- Buried Above Ground: Alcohol, substance abuse, anecdotes on abuse, Iraq War footage, mental stress, suicide risk and discussion.
Note: Trained Peer Advocate Staff are available if you want to talk at any time during the festival. Look for people wearing the Each Mind Matters t-shirts.
Join our contact list by emailing: DMFF@nvcss.org
Funded by the CalMHSA’s Each Mind Matters community education program.