Monthly Archives: September 2017


University of Utah Screening

A very big thank you to the University of Utah for a wonderful screening. The Q & A that followed was especially emotional for director Lisa Klein when 9-year old Eli Najarian raised his hand and said the following: "Thank you for making this movie and helping me and future generations. "  Needless to say, [...]

By |2017-09-26T12:34:41-08:00September 26th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Iowa City Screening

The Iowa Crisis Center screened The S Word in Iowa City at The Englert Theatre.  Beau Pinkham, the Director of Crisis Intervention Services, led a panel discussion with director Lisa Klein, Keri Neblett, an assistant professor in the UI’s School of Social Work and board member for the Iowa Chapter of the American Foundation for [...]

By |2017-09-22T11:28:57-08:00September 22nd, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Hotel Room Drapes

The dark hotel room lurked around me; the cold blue and gray carpet oozing the dank sani-odor of disinfectants and air freshener. Hotel rooms are the Rorschachs of the soul, commoditized dwelling units designed as homes away from homes but always failing. What you see in a hotel room is what you bring to the [...]

By |2017-09-20T10:15:35-08:00September 20th, 2017|Attempt Survivors, Stories|1 Comment

Port Townsend Film Festival Screenings

A big thank you to the Port Townsend Film Festival for an amazing weekend! The S Word was screened twice followed by a Q&A with director Lisa Klein and producer Doug Blush.  We appreciate all the wonderful people who came out to support the film and this incredible film festival!

By |2017-12-19T13:57:35-08:00September 19th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Oakland County Michigan Screening

Oakland County, Michigan Youth Suicide Prevention hosted a screening of The S Word followed by a meaningful panel discussion. Thank you, Royal Oak Theater, for giving Lisa Klein a big hometown welcome!  Visit the Oakland Community Health Network for information about their programs. We also appreciate Maddie Forshee writing about our homecoming for CandGNews.  You [...]

By |2017-09-29T14:43:42-08:00September 14th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Conference

The S Word was screened at the 2nd Annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Conference: Shattering the Silence, held at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, CA in recognition of  Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day.  Having courageous conversations about depression and suicide was the topic for the Q&A with director Lisa Klein via Skype from Detroit. Organized [...]

By |2017-09-14T15:15:27-08:00September 10th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments