Most of you have been with me from the start so I hope there is a feeling of celebration as That Way Madness Lies… makes its broadcast debut on PBS. Although the theatrical release and the festival circuit was great, this is the way the film will be seen by the most people and be an agent for change. I have to express my gratitude to all of you who have helped me along the way and have shared the film. The real work is just beginning.
Below you can read an email that was sent to the Columbia Global Mental Health Programs mailing list yesterday:
Premiering on PBS WORLD Channel:
That Way Madness Lies
Tune in for the upcoming premier of That Way Madness Lies, a documentary by Columbia Global Mental Health Artist in Residence, Sandra Luckow.
Sandra's brother, Duanne, has serious mental illness. The US mental health system is broken. The result is tragedy. Told in part through video recordings from Duanne's iPhone, the film reveals the devastating nature of repeated hospitalizations and encounters with police for individuals living with severe mental illness.
That Way Madness Lies has won numerous awards at domestic and international film festivals, and it continues to bring together educators, advocates, and individuals with lived experience to champion the reforms that are urgently needed to improve mental health care and treatment.
The Columbia Global Mental Health Programs is proud to have hosted Sandra as an Artist in Residence and humbled to continue to share the story of Duanne. Together, we are committed to advocating for high quality care and treatment for those with mental illness.
That Way Madness Lies will broadcast on PBS World Channel on Wednesday, April 21, at 8:30pm Eastern Time and subsequently at various times on your local station.
To watch the broadcast on PBS WORLD Channel, find your local station here.
Don't have access to PBS World Channel?
The PBS version of the film is also streaming online here.
Sandra Luckow is an award winning filmmaker based in New York City. Her films include: Sharp Edges; Belly Talkers; A World Within; That Way Madness Lies…
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