Through the lens of our films, the Au Contraire Film Festival (ACFF) strives to erase the stigma and to dispell the myths surrounding mental illness.
ACFF is unique. We:
Purposely seek out edgy, though-provoking films from around the world which explore multiple mental-health issues from numerous viewpoints, feature in screening panels direct film participants, movie directors, producers, receivers of mental health services, mental health professionals and enlighten the audience perceptions of mental illness through participation and discussion
Join our mission of presenting films which will entertain, educate, and shake up people’s perspective on mental illness.