SHUTTLES TO COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE: Catch Summit Express’ complimentary shuttles to Colorado Mountain College! Downtown stop: Corner of Washington & Main Street. Look for the flags across the street from the Blue River Plaza/Festival Village and the Breckenridge Welcome Center. Shuttles run on a loop 30 minutes prior to CMC screenings from Main Street as well as 30 minutes following CMC screenings returning to Main Street. Volunteers will be available for assistance and to answer questions.
These powerful dramas of young men’s journeys with social pressures and paranoid schizophrenia address the urgent issues of youth suicide and mental health stigma. A panel discussion will follow the film and includes Holden On Director Tamlin Hall, Building Hope Program Manager Betsy Casey, Mind Springs Mental Health Chief Medical Officer Jules Rosen, and other special guests.
(total run time: 130 minutes)
(run time: 28 minutes)
A teenage Video blogger is allowed to use the school auditorium alone for a video recording but after strange events and threats he has to gain control of both his mind and own destiny.
Director: Per Sundström
Uppsala International Short Film Festival, BEST CHILDREN & YOUTH FILM
Indie Gathering International Film Festival , WINNER FOREIGN SHORT DRAMA
There will be a short intermission between films to accommodate those who arrive late.
(run time: 102 minutes)
Holden Layfield is a 17-year-old junior and it’s homecoming week in his small Georgia town. The smart and athletic teen is already fielding early scholarships. Life is grand. Except for one little thing… Holden has a secret and it’s about to rear its ugly head. Over the next two years, Holden fights to keep his mental illness hidden as he morphs from a beloved, small town Georgia football player to a lost, self-medicating prophet.
Based on a true story, Holden weaves audiences through his harrowing tale in this film set in the early 1990s.
Director: Tamlin Hall
Atlanta Film Festival 2017, Won Audience Award Feature Film
Dances With Films 2017, Won Audience Award Competition Features
Macon Film Festival 2017, Won Audience Choice Best Feature Film
South Bay Film & Music Festival 2017, Won Jury Prize Cause Cinema Award
*According to McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, up to 75 percent of youth with substance abuse problems also struggle with psychiatric illness. (http://www.mcleanhospital.org/programs/landing-mclean-hospital)