Film Screening: Robert Lemelson's "Afflictions — Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia" (Volume 2)

November 1, 2011

Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia is a 6-part series of ethnographic films on severe mental illness in Indonesia, based on material drawn from 12 years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson. The series, which follows 6 individuals of different ages and backgrounds, explores the relationship between culture, mental illness, and first-person experience.

No RSVP required. Light refreshments will be served.

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Sponsored by the Human Development Student Association and the Anthropology Student Association