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Title Crooked beauty [videorecording] : navigating the space between brilliance and madness / director, cinematographer, editor, Ken Paul Rosenthal ; producer, Angel Vasquez.
Published [San Francisco, Calif.] : Ken Paul Rosenthal, c2011.
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 Music & Media - Instructional Videos  13562    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (34 min.) : sd., b&w with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Music/sound design and performance, Monteith McCollum ; cello composition and performance, Bonfire Madigan Shive.
Note Duration on container: 30 min.
Contents Back pages -- The disease model -- Dangerous gifts -- Wounded healers -- The Icarus Project -- New maps.
System Reqs DVD-R, NTSC, all regions; 4x3 aspect ratio.
Performer Voice, words and artwork, Jacks Ashley McNamara.
Summary Crooked Beauty is a deeply moving first person account of one individual's experience of bipolar disorder. Set against a backdrop of poetic imagery by award-winning filmmaker Ken Paul Rosenthal, the mesmerizing narration of writer-artist Jacks McNamara challenges viewers to explore the role extreme emotional states can play in imagination and creativity, the psychosocial and personal causes of mental distress, and approaches to medication and treatment.
Language In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject McNamara, Jacks Ashley.
Mental illness.
Manic-depressive illness.
Depression, Mental.
Genius and mental illness.
Art and mental illness.
Artists -- Mental health.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Short films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Rosenthal, Ken Paul. Director. Cinematographer. Film editor.
McNamara, Jacks Ashley. Narrator.
Vasquez, John Angel. Producer.
Alternate Title Navigating the space between brilliance and madness
Standard # 013964144895
OCLC number 754620452