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the Reel Mind Film Series: 10/11

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1441 East Avenue/Virtual


  • Link to be sent out on 10/10/22.

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10/11/22 - Any Given Day - Documentary 

Discussion/Q&A Follows the Program

Named Best Film of Hot Docs 2021 by Toronto Critics Association, this beautifully crafted film follows the story of three participants in a mental health court probation program in Chicago who are struggling to rebuild their lives after being imprisoned for crimes related to their mental illnesses.

Any Given Day

Talkback with Special Guests:

  • Robert L. Weisman, D.O.
    Dr. Weisman is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He is Chief of Clinical Operations for the Community Division within the Department of Psychiatry, and Director of Clinical Care for the New York State ACT/FACT team serving mentally disordered offenders in the community. For their work with Project Link, Dr. Weisman and his colleagues received the 1999 American Psychiatric Association’s Gold Award, and the 2009 NAMI New York State Program Award. In 2015, he received the David J. Barry, M.D. Faculty Teaching Award for excellence in Forensic Psychiatry teaching by a Psychiatry and Law faculty member. In 2017, Dr. Weisman received the Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, member of the American College of Psychiatrists and Board Certified in both General and Forensic Psychiatry by the ABPN. Dr. Weisman is the Director of the Charles E. Steinberg Memorial Fellowship in Psychiatry and Law, at the University of Rochester. He has presented internationally and published on community care of justice-involved individuals with behavioral health disorders and on management of violence risk within this population. He regularly conducts training seminars on topics relative to prevention and management of workplace violence and threat assessment for a variety of audiences including medical, psychiatric, corporate, government and criminal justice professionals. Dr. Weisman is also the principle forensic psychiatric consultant to both the Rochester Police Department and Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and is a member of several state and national behavioral threat assessment teams serving federal, corporate, academic, law-enforcement and legal agencies managing at-risk individuals across the United States. He also provides forensic psychiatric consultation nationally specific to individual risk assessment and violence mitigation to medical centers, governmental, criminal justice, and educational agencies along with commercial industry. Through funding from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Dr. Weisman created the Safety and Violence Education (SAVE) training curriculum, utilized by healthcare and residential service providers across North America.
  • Margaret Byrne
    Margaret is the director of an all-women film collective under the Beti Films banner, which she founded in 2004. A single mother to a teenage daughter, an educator, and a multi-hyphenate filmmaker, Margaret sees the camera as an opportunity for healing. She meets Angela, Dimitar and Daniel at a mental health court and finds herself on an unexpectedly personal, multi-year journey.

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