‘What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candour, and more unashamed conversation.’
Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival
Acting for the Future Traveller Documentary
Date and Time: Thursday 22 October 2020, 7pm
Platform: Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion hosted by Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality in partnership with Travact, Tallaght Travellers Community Development Project, Kildare Traveller Action and Musicantia.
Category: Interviews and Panel Discussion
Tickets: Open to the public
Booking: Coming soon
Moderator: Patrick Nevin, Tallaght Travellers Community Development Project
Artists and Guest Speakers: Linda Green, Kildare Traveller Action; Bridget Dooley, Kildare Traveller Action; Sergio Prunteano, Musicantia.
This documentary explores the history and culture of the Traveller and Roma communities, and the contemporary issues facing young people and adults in these communities regarding positive mental health and suicide prevention. Ten interviews are conducted with members of the Traveller and Roma community to inform the development of the new documentary.