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Sounds mental. Creative voices in mental health.

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Publisher: Milton Keynes Open University 2010Description: 1 video disc (xx min).Subject(s): MENTAL HEALTH : PSYCHIATRY IRT | CREATIVITY : COGNITIVE PROCESSES IFT | VIDEODISC 2QT | PERFORMING ARTS : APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IYY WY | POETRY : APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IYY W | DRAMA : APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IYY W | MUSIC : APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IYV V | THEATRE : APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IYV Y | ART : APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IYVOther classification: IRT FT2 QT Summary: Directed by Sobaz Benjamin, who was brought up in England, and moved to Grenada before settling in Canada. He highlights some conflicts around race, heroically exposing himself, too: a black man who grew up trying to bleach his skin with chemicals, and then struggled to appreciate the meaning of his heritage. We also meet a white man who is culturally and psychologically black, having been brought up by a black family, a black woman who wants to be considered ironically Canadian and another black woman who retreats to England rather than continue to face Canada’s racial cold war. Summary: Finally the film teaches us that the soul has no colour – yet race is a marathon we are all forced to run. National Film Board of Canada. 56 mins.
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Directed by Sobaz Benjamin, who was brought up in England, and moved to Grenada before settling in Canada. He highlights some conflicts around race, heroically exposing himself, too: a black man who grew up trying to bleach his skin with chemicals, and then struggled to appreciate the meaning of his heritage.

We also meet a white man who is culturally and psychologically black, having been brought up by a black family, a black woman who wants to be considered ironically Canadian and another black woman who retreats to England rather than continue to face Canada’s racial cold war.

Finally the film teaches us that the soul has no colour – yet race is a marathon we are all forced to run. National Film Board of Canada. 56 mins.

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