REEL Recovery Film Festival Partners with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

RRFF Partners with NAMI – 

July 11, 2019 – Films accepted for the REEL Recovery Film Festival Week will be shown on NAMI Day, Sunday, October 13th, from 1pm to 9pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit NAMI’s youth programs.Filmmakers are welcome to submit shorts and documentaries (2-20 minutes) and long-form films (no longer than 120 minutes). Submissions will be accepted through August 16th, 2019.The REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium runs seven days, and is the longest recovery event in the country. It is dedicated to those who have an interest in the human drama and human comedy of people dealing with issues of substance abuse, mental illness and/or recovery. “We’re excited to be partnering with NAMI,” said Ahbra Schiff, Program Director, REEL Recovery Film Festival. “The festival uses film to spread awareness, smash stigma, and send a message of support and recovery to those suffering from addiction and mental health issues and the people who love them.””NAMI is a formidable resource,” said Hannah Sussman, NAMI Board Member and creator of NAMI Day. “Now, NAMI is an outlet for filmmakers to bring their remarkable perspectives about mental health. We’re grateful to have this special collaboration with the Reel Recovery Film Festival.”

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