‘Stigma is killing people’ Dr Ahmed Hankir says in his passionate crusade fighting for those with mental health issues. Through his personal journey in a life as both ‘the wounded’ and ‘the healer’ the film takes us into the subjective experience of ‘The Wounded Healer’ and Hankir’s moving campaign to fight stigma.
The film is followed by Q&A with Dr Ahmed Hankir and Sal Anderson.
Dr Ahmed Hankir is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Florida, USA., Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholar and Research Fellow of BCMHR in association with Cambridge University. Dr Hankir’s talks on the Wounded Healer have been delivered to more than 20,000 people, across 20 universities worldwide and have been integrated into the curricula of several UK medical schools.
Sal Anderson is an award-winning filmmaker and has received a number of Wellcome Trust Arts Awards for films and research into visual agnosia and epilepsy. Sal is a founder member of the Cinema and Psychosis research group and is director of The Institute of Inner Vision, supporting filmmakers with lived experience of mental health conditions.
All UCL students welcome!
Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Venue(s): Darwin Lecture Theatre – TBC