Note: Due to concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in accordance with health guidance from the CDC, WHO, and other health authorities, WHRO Public Media is canceling This screening. Please keep in touch with WHRO Public Media online, the WHRO app, and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.

In this new documentary, filmmaker and practicing psychiatrist, Kenneth Paul Rosenberg M.D. visits ERs, jails, and homeless camps to examine our national mental health crisis. Dr. Rosenberg follows the poignant stories of people grappling with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other chronic psychiatric conditions, whose silence and shame often worsen the suffering.

The screening coincides with the museum's Edvard Munch and the Cycle of Life exhibit.

6:00 Brief talk on Edvard Munch and the Cycle of Life exhibit
6:30 Screening
8:00 Panel discussion

Panel Members:

  • David Hackworth, retired as Superintendent of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail
  • Jennifer Brown, President, Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist at Seaside Behavioral Health, LLC, Virginia Beach
  • Cheryl Molinet, 20 years at Virginia Beach Behavioral Health Services

Presented in partnership with The Chrysler Museum and National Alliance on Mental Illness

This event is a result of WHRO Public Media's Emerging Leaders Board partnering with a national public media documentary company to create opportunities for community dialogues around crucial topics. 

We have more of these screenings coming. Save the dates for our next events.

Eating up Easter, By Sertio Mata’u and Elena Rapu
April 22, 2020 
Lambert’s Point Community Center, 251 W 42nd St, Norfolk, 23508
6:00 light refreshments
6:30 screening
Threatened by climate change and globalization, remote Easter Island provides a wake-up call for the rest of the world.

Also, stay tuned for a special event coming May 2020!