Tag Archives: Addiction

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 »

TVO and CAMH present Mental Health Matters Week

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TVO and CAMH present Mental Health Matters Week, an in-depth exploration of the state of mental health in society, May 6-12 For the second year in a row, TVO, in association with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), present Mental Health Matters May 6 to 12. TVO will utilize its full suite of digital resources including on air and online content, along with an ... Read More »

Desiraeda Dance Theatre Presents Wake of the Fallen

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Desiraeda Dance Theatre returns with a stunning new production Wake of the Fallen, a DanceWorks CoWorks Series Event, from March 27th to 30th, 2013 at the Winchester St. Theatre. Choreographed by Artistic Director Niki Wozniak, and with original music composed by Alex Coleman, this show explores the subject of addiction.  Based on personal interviews with recovered addicts, Wake of the ... Read More »

Touched By Fire Art Show & Sale

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The Touched By Fire show and sale, “the art show you have to be crazy to enter,” is an exhibition showcasing the best works submitted by artists with mood disorders.  The sixth annual event is coming up November 15, 2012 Touched By Fire Art Show and Sale Thursday, November 15, 2012 Cooper’s Fine Art Gallery 111 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario ... Read More »

RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 4 – 12, 2011

MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION are fundamental parts of our human experience and they have always been difficult to present and discuss in the public arena. Fear and stigma routinely make accurate representations and presentations next to impossible. The vehicle through which mental illness and addiction are most often presented publicly is mainstream film. Through these films the public can, in ... 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 »