ABOUT THE FILM

TOGETHER, WE RISE is a short documentary about students exploring a provocative art event and speaking frankly about struggles with mental health. WE RISE is an immersive experience using art, performances and workshops to engage teens and young adults around mental health and many related social issues. This exuberant documentary lets students speak for themselves as they become part of a youth-driven movement to fix a broken system.

AWARDS

Together, We Rise is the recipient of the 2019 Impact DOCS Award of Excellent in three
categories: Documentary Short, Public Service Programming / PSA, Use of Film / Video
for Social Change

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CREDITS

  • Filmmakers Josh Burstein and Georgia Koch
  • Executive Producers
    • Mimi Martinez McKay
    • Mark Schubb
    • Todd Flournoy
  • Music provided by Common
  • Funded by LA County Department of Mental Health through the California Mental Health Services Act