I SMILE BACK - free public screening followed by expert-led panel discussion on mental health issues
SUMMARY: "I Smile Back is a 2015 American drama film directed by Adam Salky and based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Amy Koppelman ....
The film stars Sarah Silverman as an upper-middle-class wife and mother struggling with mental illness and addiction. Outwardly, Laney (Sarah Silverman) appears to have the perfect suburban life. She has two loving children, a caring husband, and an opulent, upper-middle-class home. Beneath her seemingly pristine image lie anxiety, depression, unresolved childhood issues, and destructive behavior, which jeopardize everything she holds dear."
MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES: addictions, anxiety, coping, gender roles & expectations, misuse of drugs, parenting
Movies & Film
Lindsay Room, Halifax Central Library,
Complimentary coffee. Come early, seating is
limited. No reservations.
firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-494-2990I SMILE BACK - free public screening followed by expert-led panel discussion on mental health issues