Tag Archives: Abuse

21ST ANNUAL RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL

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WORKMAN ARTS ANNOUNCES 2013 SCHEDULE 21ST ANNUAL RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL CHANGING PERSPECTIVES Cinematic Representations of Mental Illness and Addiction November 11 – 16, 2013 http://www.rendezvouswithmadness.com        http://www.twitter.com/RWMFilmFest        http://www.workmanarts.com Workman Arts is proud to present the 21st annual Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (RWMFF) set for November 11 - 16. The six-day festival showcases over 20 programs of feature and ... Read More »

Wade Robson Speaks Out: Michael Jackson Was A Pedophile

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This is such a heartbreaking story in so many ways.  Choreographer Wade Robson gave an interview with the US Today Show and stated Michael Jackson abused him from the ages of 7 to 14 years old.  “This is not a case of repressed memory,” Robson told “Today’s” Matt Lauer. “I never forgot one moment of what Michael did to me, but I was ... Read More »

FINDING KIND FILM REVIEW

Friday November 11, 6:45pm @ TIFF Bell Lightbox 350 King St West Reitman Square, Toronto, Ontario @ Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival Lauren Parsekian, USA, 2010, 76 min, Beta sp, Canadian Premiere, English, Student Choice Award: Toronto International Film Festival, Sprockets, Rated PG Finding Kind explores real life Mean Girls, which as it turns out at one time or another ... Read More »

PEOPLE IN WHITE FILM REVIEW

Monday November 7, 7:00 pm @ Workman Arts, 651 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON  @ Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival http://www.rendezvouswithmadness.com Filmmakers: Tellervo Kalleinen, Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen, Netherlands, Finland, 2011, 65 min, Digibeta, Dutch with English subtitles, Rated 14A People In White offers up a different point of view than most mental health films, true life stories of a group of patients ... Read More »

MACKENZIE PHILLIPS: AN UNEXPECTED CONNECTION

It’s been two years since Mackenzie Phillips came out on Oprah and in her book High On Arrival with the story of sexual abuse from her father.  The admission made a huge impact on other survivors out there as finally someone has spoken out about one of the last taboos.  The interviews were some of the first posts when Coming ... Read More »

9th Annual Female Eye Film Festival – Mental Health, Abuse films

 www.femaleeyefilmfestival.com The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) launches its 9th annual showcase and celebration of films directed by women with a bang! This March 16 to 20, 2011, join us as we take a look through the lens at sex, violence and politics through the Female Eye! Female Eye Film Festival picks: Peach Plum Pear – Dir. Alana Morshead, starring ... Read More »