The Raft (Flotten)

Wednesday, September 21, 7:00pm. The top-prize winner at Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX in 2018, Marcus Lindeen’s engrossing documentary recounts the baffling 1973 Acali Experiment, in which 11 perfect strangers drifted across the Atlantic on a cramped, motorless raft as part of a “scientific” study on the origins of violence and aggression.  Post-screening discussion with Dr. Jennifer Gibson and Dr. William H. McKellin.


Celebrating 20 Years of Frames of Mind

Although it’s come and gone, September 2021 marked the beginning of the twentieth year of the Frames of Mind Mental Health Film Series as a monthly event at The Cinematheque. We’re understandably proud of this achievement, and would like to thank our presenting partners, The Cinematheque and the Institute of Mental Health at the UBC Department of Psychiatry, as well as our many speakers and co-sponsors over the years, too many to count here. A big thank you as well to you, our audience, for your continued commitment to attending our events. We wouldn’t be here without you!

Dr. Harry Karlinsky, Series Director
Caroline Coutts, Series Programmer

Sponsored by the UBC Institute of Mental Health  and the UBC Department of Psychiatry in conjunction with The Cinematheque.

Frames of Mind is a monthly film event utilizing film and  video to promote professional and community education on issues pertaining  to mental health and illness.

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