A dance portrait of mental illness during lockdown

British filmmaker Calum Macdiarmid captures the reality of mental illness in a striking dance short featuring movement artist Harry Price, filmed during the height of lockdown in London last year.

“Stillness initially began as a reaction to the pandemic in terms of space and the regaining of public spaces,” says Macdiarmid. “However, as the film, dance, and the pandemic evolved, it quickly became all about mental health.”

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