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Labyrinthine / Ingewikkeld – film and discussion in cooperation with First Forthnight Europe festival

January 10, 2019 by · Leave a Comment 

First Fortnight in partnership with the Irish and Polish Society is delighted to present Labyrinthine by Poolhert Productions.

Event Dates
20 January @ 4pm Polish House: 20 Fitzwilliam Pl, Dublin 2..

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Labyrinthine (2016) Belgium documentary directed by Ellen Pollard and Marie De Hert (Pollert Production). Duration: 54min. Dutch language with English subtitles.

Labyrinthine tells the story of Sven (Unik-ID), a Belgium landscape artist who, after battling for years with Bipolar Disorder, developed ways to cope with his psychiatric disorder by means of art, creativity and the support of his wife Christelle. In 2016, Sven published his biography “Ingewikkeld” narrating his experience as a husband, father and artist suffering psychotic episodes induced by schyzo-affective disorder.

More info about Sven Unik:ID here.

The screening will be taking place at Polish House, 20 Fitzwilliam Place, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2 and will be followed by a post show discussion with a focus on mental health services for both Polish and Romanian communities. The panel will include the following guest speakers:

Daniela Jurj – Chairwoman

Emilia Marchelewska
Mental Health Project Leader for Cairde community development organisation tackling health inequalities among ethnic minorities.

Khrystian Fikert
Founder and CEO of online mental health services MyMind.

Irina Maldea
Romanian Film director based in Ireland. Irina is owner of Akaja films and co-directed with Historian and filmmaker Brendan Culleton Ar Intinn Eile: An Irish State of Mind a documentary series for TG4 about the history of Irish psychiatric institutions.

Constantin Tui
Romanian Counselor and Psychotherapist based in Dublin

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