Minority Health Film Festival: Sept. 12-15, Milwaukee
Milwaukee's Minority Health Film Festival, the first of its kind in the country, will showcase compelling films that explore health equity and disparities in minority populations. The four-day event scheduled for September 12-15 also features an interactive health fair and presentations by leading minority health advocates, including:
Films will be shown at Milwaukee's historic Oriental Theater. Film selections address the unique experiences of diverse populations in accessing health care and behavioral health care in the United States.
The film Save Me focuses on Milwaukee's Hmong community with the story of a Hmong girl and her mother facing the challenges of mental illness. Alfredo Cerrato, Senior Intensive Technical Assistance Specialist for the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC, will be participating in a panel presentation following the film.
Other films focus on health and mental health issues in African American, Hispanic and Latino, and Indian-American communities.
For more information, download the complete program guide.