“Love, Jordan”: Film Screening and Discussion
“Mental Health is a topic that is close to my heart so when I was approached to create a film around this topic I was all in. Once I was clear on the idea I wrote the script in one night.”
Love, Jordan is a short film addressing youth and teen mental health made by local film artist and CIC AmeriCorps member Dija Henry. Henry will at the screening and will lead a discussion following the screening. The film will be shown in the JMP Room at First Baptist Church (enter through Door 4 on the West side of the building). The event is free and open to the public.
Synopsis: In Henry’s short-film, Ms. Mitchell is the communications teacher at Currentside High. She loves her students and would do anything for them. So when she finds a suicide note signed “Love, Jordan” stating that tonight will be the author’s last night on earth she is determined to find the correct Jordan that attends Currentside High it is before it’s too late.
Note: If you are thinking about bringing younger kids or preteens just be aware that the film deals with topics of youth mental health in teens and suicide themes. There is nothing graphic or inappropriate but there are tense situations. We will be providing discussion guides that you can take home to talk with friends or family members after seeing the film.