Suicide the Ripple Effect Directed
Kevin Hines and Greg Dicharry USA / 2018 / 93 minutes
Times and Venues:
Bearsville Theater WOODSTOCK
Upstate Films II RHINEBECK
The film highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Today Kevin is a world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author who travels the globe spreading a message of hope, recovery and wellness.
The film chronicles Kevinís personal journey and the ripple effect it has on those who have been impacted by his suicide attempt and his life's work since. In addition, the film highlights the stories of individuals and families who are utilizing their personal tragedy to bring hope and healing to others.
Kevin Hines is an award-winning global storyteller, bestselling author, documentary filmmaker, suicide prevention, wellness, and mental health advocate who reaches audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, at the age of 19, he attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.
He is one of only thirty-six (less than 1%) to survive the fall. He is the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading a message of living mentally well around the country and throughout the globe.
Greg Dicharry is a native of Louisiana who in 1993 moved to Hollywood and began living his vision of working in the film industry. Several years later that career path was derailed by mental illness and drug addiction. For the last 9 years he has been leading one of the nationís leading youth programs focused on empowering young people with mental health, substance abuse and foster care challenges. Since 2010 Greg has been combining these two passions and has produced, directed and edited numerous mental health related PSA's and videos designed to educate and inspire.
Executive Producer(s): Kevin & Margaret Hines Foundation, Hank and Diane Louis, Jordan Porco Foundation, Centerstone, Protocall Services, International Bipolar Foundation, Remarkable Health, Lendlease, Atrium Health, RI International, Behavioral Health Link, Behavioral Health Response
Producer(s): Brad Buecker, Darren Criss, Steven Higgins
Director(s): Kevin Hines and Greg Dicharry
Screenwriter(s): Ryan Moser, Kevin Hines, Greg Dicharry
Cinematographer(s): Greg Dicharry
Editor(s): Ryan Moser
Composer(s)/Music: Ryan Moser - Twilight in Versailles
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