Think. feel. act. suicide.
One of the myths about suicidal talk, and actual suicide attempts, in young people, is that they are just a bid for attention or “a cry for help.” Kids who talk or write about killing themselves are dismissed as overly dramatic—obviously, they don’t mean it! But a threat of suicide should never be dismissed, even from a kid who cries “Wolf!” so many times it’s tempting to stop taking them seriously. But it’s important to respond to threats and other warning signs in a serious and thoughtful manner. They don’t automatically mean that a person is going to attempt suicide. But it’s a chance you can’t take...
Film's featured & Further info
"I'm Fine" is a short film written and produced by Benjamin Erhardt alongside three of his peers during the Senior year of high school. The film touches on the subject of teenage depression, anxiety, and suicide. The film's story emphasizes the continuing need for us to have conversations about mental health in all stages of life.
Harper Welsh - Lindsey Mazelin
James Parks - Kyle Hastings
Written and produced by Benjamin Erhardt
DoP - John Grayson
Editor - Ashley Kao
Score - John Grayson
Directed by Lauren Fisher
Award-winning documentary short from filmmaker Arthur Cauty, which challenges stigma and encourages open conversation around mental illness and suicide in young people. Students in Bristol were offered a space to open up and share their thoughts and personal experiences of mental illness and suicide, with a view to encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds across the country and around the World to step forward and speak out.
Directed & Produced by Arthur Cauty Cinematography: Arthur Cauty & Jake Cauty Editor: Arthur Cauty
Production Assistant: Elisa Ruggirello
Filmed at Eyebox Studio,
Bristol a DC7 Films Production
Special thanks to Paulo Silva, Tom Wilson, Claire Jenna Ory, Hannah Carson, Amy-Leigh Hatton, Teodora Herczog, Natasha McGowan, Charlie Haines, Flavio Cannizzo & Nuhaadh Mahid for sharing.
Requiem follows the last moments of a suicidal teenager as he remembers all the pain and torment of his unfortunate life.
Written, directed, produced, edited, sound edited and mixed by Harrison John Bahe.
FOR SUPPORT & MORE INFO
Information on child and adolescent mental health.
Phone: Helpline 0808 802 5544
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58
Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123