“Shine a Light” is a compelling and eye-opening documentary that delves into the complex intersection of mental health and the Muslim community. This thought-provoking film sheds light on the unique challenges, stigma, and resilience experienced by Muslims in Australia as they navigate the often-taboo topic of mental well-being.
The narrative follows the journeys of several individuals in Australia with lived experience of Mental Ill Health. Through intimate interviews, viewers gain insight into the struggles these individuals have faced and the ways they have sought help, both within and outside their communities.
The documentary also features interviews with mental health professionals who provide expert insights and guidance as well as culturally sensitive approaches to mental health support.
The full focumentary will be airing on Channel 31 on the following dates:
Monday 11th September 9PM [21:00]
Thursday 14th September 1:30AM [01:30]
The full version of the documentary can be viewed below:
This documentary is a powerful and enlightening exploration of Muslim mental health, aiming to inspire dialogue and address stigma. “Shine a Light” is a must-see for anyone interested in mental health and the human experience.
The documentary is a collaboration between CMW and Black Syndicate Media.