MedFest aims to promote and discuss mental health related topics and bring them to the forefront of conversation. We believe in the power of cinema to engage, educate and inspire audiences.
We are delighted to have a highly qualified and diverse set of speakers joining us this year.
The theme is ‘Inside Outside’ and we have chosen an excellent selection of short films. We look forward to an enlightening and thought-provoking evening, filled with great films, meaningful discussions and different perspectives.
This year’s confirmed speakers include:
Professor Allan Young - Vice Dean of IoPPN and Director for Centre of Affective Disorders
Mr Sam Sears – Director of “Wood”
Jonny Benjamin MBE - an award-winning mental health campaigner, film producer, public speaker, writer and vlogger
Miss Martina Scarpelli – all the way from Italy! An award winning film director, director of the film “Egg”
John Ogunmuiya- Director, photographer, blogger. Director of “Wilson” which is part of Channel 4’s Randon Act Series