‘If it was a depressed or anxious person the group might try to take care of them. But psychotic symptoms are quite frightening because people don’t understand what is going on.’
‘They feel so much alone.’
Misunderstanding leads to prejudice. Prejudice to stigma. Stigma to isolation. Isolation to suffering.
Might you stand still enough to seek an understanding. Without turning away. Might you take a step towards.
This film portrait is part of a Series on Schizophrenia made possible by Otsuka and Lundbeck.
3 MIN INTRO SEQUENCE : FULL SERIES HERE
The sequence to the left won Silver Medal in a European Marketing Awards. Saatchi & Saatchi secured the gold.
NB, the sequence was cut together simply as a sense of what might come from the Portrait Series before I had edited any of the films, a note to the Patron.
It was a rough cut. I didn’t actually enter it. Now I’m imagining hope for authenticity and depth in communication.