Monthly Archives: April 2018


Detroit Free Press Feature on The S Word

In advance of our two screenings at the FREEP Film Festival, Ellen Piligian, wrote a wonderful article about Lisa and The S Word for The Detroit Free Press: Lisa Klein knows the silence of suicide all too well. “The S Word,” her documentary screening Saturday and Sunday at Freep Film Festival, examines suicide through stories [...]

By |2018-04-17T11:01:16-07:00April 17th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Cleveland Events

In early April THE S WORD took part in the Cleveland International Film Festival. In addition to the usual post-screening Q & A sessions, Lisa participated in a flurry of activities,  including an appearance on “Mental Illness and Friends,” a live comedy talk show. Lisa was interviewed by host Deena Nyer Mendlowitz, who infuses the [...]

By |2018-04-11T12:42:48-07:00April 11th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments


In this 3-part conversation, “Hope,” attempt survivor and suicide prevention advocate Eduardo Vega, attempt survivor and speaker Craig Miller, and psychologist Dr. Bill Schmitz talk about how essential hope is in the battle against suicide and suicidal ideation.

By |2018-06-04T15:10:41-07:00April 11th, 2018|Voices|0 Comments

Port Townsend High School

Lisa and Kelechi recently visited Port Townsend High School in Port Townsend, WA to show THE S WORD and visit with students. After a screening attended by more than 200 kids, students were split into small discussion groups, each led by a teacher or counselor. Lisa and Kelechi circulated throughout, participating in frank, heartfelt conversations. [...]

By |2018-04-05T12:06:45-07:00April 4th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments