Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival
Lessons in Temperament
Sat 14 May 2022
Adapted from the award-winning live theatrical memoir, this innovative documentary-dramatic hybrid uses piano tuning as a storytelling device to destigmatise and humanise mental illness. It examines the personal stories of musician James Smith and his three older brothers as they navigate living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Mitchell Cushman, Canada, 2021, 97m, International Premiere
Themes of suicide, suicidal ideation, psychosis and violence.