Finally, a film that brings art, humor and animation to education and mental health!
Ann Arbor: The Legendary Penny Stamps Speaker Series of Stamps School of Art and Design presents "Rocks In My Pockets" on October 29th at 7:15 PM. Before the screening at 5:10 PM the film's director Signe Baumane will give her "Sex, Madness and Dentists" speech. She'll talk about her obsessions, introduce humor in gender politics and show a few episodes from "Teat Beat of Sex", her take on sex from a woman's point of view. The event is FREE of charge, at the historic Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, in partnership with the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, Institute for Research on Women & Gender (IRWG), Chelsea’s River Gallery and the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF).
Baltimore: The UMBC's Department of Visual Arts Visiting Artist Program presents a screening of the film "Rocks in My Pockets", followed by a question and answer session with the director, Signe Baumane. Thursday, October 22, from 6 – 8 pm at 132 Performing Arts & Humanities Building.
Cleveland: NAMI Greater Cleveland presents "Rocks In My Pockets" on Wednesday, October 21, at 6:30 PM at The Drost Family Center, 24075 Commerce Park Road, Beachwood, Ohio. Post film discussion led by Farrah Munir D.O., Psychiatrist University Hospitals Case Medical Center Chair, NAMI Greater Cleveland’s, Medical Advisory Board.
Telling a 100 year history of a family's mental breakdowns and the subsequent cover-up, "Rocks In My Pockets" challenges the stigma of mental illness and introduces humor into the conversation about mental health. Watch the film's trailer HERE.
If you can't find the film in a theater near you, you can organize a special screening at your school, college, university and community center - at any place with more than 2 chairs! Contact Zeitgeist Films for the film's screening formats and Public Performance Rights.
The film's DVD will make a great Thanksgiving gift to your family - share the film with them and you'll have plenty to talk about at the Thanksgiving dinner!
"Rocks In My Pockets" is also available for online streaming and downloads (including iTunes). All information is on the website: www.rocksinmypocketsmovie.com
The "Rocks In My Pockets" Team