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Vincent Van Gogh

Three true stories: about Vincent van Gogh, a Sikh-Canadian boxer and a prosecutor at Nuremberg

Also a caution about too much star-gazing, a master filmmaker’s latest from Turkey and three more from the European Film Festival

Women on an elaborate heist, farm work by women while the men are off to war and a modern gothic horror

Also Jodie Foster patching up criminals and two documentaries about major artists

Giving people with mental illness a chance

As a mental health advocate and social worker I can attest first hand to the barriers and stigmatization that individuals with mental illness experience.  A major obstacle they face is...