One in five Americans are diagnosed with mental illness in any given year. Suicide is the second most common cause of death in the US for youth aged 15-24. It kills over 800,000 people a year globally and 48,300 in the USA. Drug overdose kills 81,000 in the USA annually. The autoimmunity epidemic affects 24 million people in the USA. What is going on? The interconnected epidemics of anxiety, chronic illness and substance abuse are, according to Dr Gabor Maté, normal. But not in the way you might think. [more inside]
Digging through the vast collection of his father's home videos, a young man reconstructs the unthinkable story of his boyhood and exposes vile abuse passed through generations.
In Cracked Up, we witness the effects adverse childhood experiences can have across a lifetime through the incredible story of actor, comedian, master impressionist and Saturday Night Live veteran, Darrell Hammond. [more inside]
Barry: Past Equals Present x Future Over Yesterday Season 2, Ep 3
This week on HBO's flagship Sunday night show: As part of a class project, Gene tasks Barry with revisiting his past, and Sally reflects on her own history; Barry offers to provide training to Noho Hank's men; Fuches finds Barry in an unexpected location. [more inside]
Doom Patrol: Doom Patrol Patrol Season 1, Ep 6
Jane searches for the Doom Patrol. [more inside]
After being beaten into a brain-damaging coma by five men outside of a bar, Mark Hogancamp came back to the world traumatized and unable to remember much of his own past. To help process what happened to him, Hogancamp built “Marwencol”: a 1⁄6th scale World War II-era Belgian town populated by dolls representing himself, his friends, and family, and began creating photo-essays about the town. This documentary explores the attack, Hogancamp’s life and work, and his eventual discovery by the art world.
High Maintenance: Globo Season 2, Ep 1
Season Two Premiere. The Guy has a busier-than-usual day as New Yorkers react to some world-changing news. [more inside]
After a profoundly abusive childhood, Jude St. Francis struggles to thrive in a cosmopolitan world. [more inside]
Steven Universe: Alone At Sea Season 3, Ep 15
Steven, Greg, and Lapis go on a boat excursion!
While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.
Gotham: All Happy Families Are Alike Season 1, Ep 22
Jim is forced to protect Carmine Falcone to prevent the gang war from spiraling further out of control, as Maroni, Penguin, and Fish jockey for position. Leslie helps Barbara deal with her trauma. Selina finds a new mentor. Bruce discovers one of his father's secrets.
A twenty-something supervisor (Brie Larson) at a group home for at-risk teens connects with a new resident (Kaitlyn Dever) while facing a personal crisis of her own. IMDB; Rotten Tomatoes; official website. [more inside]