NAMI Westchester Presents
People Say I’m Crazy
February 16, 2017
Directed by John Cadigan, produced by Academy Award Winner Ira Wohl and Katie Cadigan
“People Say I'm Crazy” is a documentary about schizophrenia made by someone with schizophrenia. This film tells the story of a young man, John Cadigan, who develops schizophrenia at age 21 while attending college. Initially devastated by his diagnosis, John eventually finds appropriate treatment and works his way into recovery, with the help of family and friends. The spotlight is also turned on John's family as they struggle to understand John's disease. With courage and love, the family learns how to support John in his efforts to resume living an independent and fulfilling life.
To view the trailer go to: http://www.peoplesayimcrazy.org/
Screening on February 16, 2017
The Picture House 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham, NY 10803
Doors open 6 p.m., movie begins at 6:15 p.m.
Winner of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Outstanding Media Award, Best Television Documentary of 2004
VOICE Award for Best Documentary– Los Angeles, CA
“People Say I’m Crazy is a documentary that every person and every family in America should see.” Michael J. Fitzpatrick, former Executive Director of NAMI
The New York Times
"Brave, scary and beautifully insightful"
Time Out New York