Directed by Xavier Neal-Burgin | Irondale, AL USA
Screening: Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 1:15 - 3:15 p.m. | UMFF 2012 Film Series #2 [Buy Tickets]
Synopsis: As states nationwide -- including Alabama -- begin to downsize psychiatric facilities, a movement towards community based mental health care has arisen providing support for mental health patients, while fighting the negative connotations related to mental illness. The Bridge follows the life of JBS Mental Health Authority employee, Tashee Dunsmore, who uses her experience as a former consumer of mental health services in Alabama to help current consumers transition to the community. View Trailer.