See Memory 2016
Distributed by New Day Films, 350 North Water Street Unit 1-12, Newburgh, NY 12550; 888-367-9154
Produced by Jonathan Cornick
Directed by Viviane Silvera
Streaming, 15 mins
Middle School - General Adult
Art; Mental Health
Date Entered: 03/08/2023Reviewed by Jasmine Smith, Reference & Instruction Librarian, Alvernia University
See Memory is a unique, impactful study of memory and its relationship to mental health. While the subject matter is serious, the film uses simple language accompanied by serene paintings, making the content accessible for viewers as young as middle school, while remaining engaging and thought-provoking for adults. This gentle exploration of how memory can evolve and affect how we relate to the world and ourselves is quietly powerful.
Those who study film and visual arts will appreciate with the visual content of See Memory. The way that images change as the film progresses reflects the evolution of memory explored in the script. This short film is highly recommended for middle school through adult audiences who are interested in mental health, psychology, visual arts, and filmography.
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