Pangloss Films recently completed a four-hour series Mysteries of Mental Illness which airs across two evenings on PBS this Tuesday and Wednesday from 9-11 pm eastern time.
The Chicago Tribune says: “It will break your heart while it enlightens.”
Mysteries of Mental Illness explores the story of mental illness in science and society. The films follow the contemporary experiences of individuals and trace the historical evolution of this complex topic from its earliest days to the present. The films include the stories of brave individuals pushing back against stigma.
Tuesday June 22:
Episode 1: Evil or Illness? 9-10 pm eastern
Episode 2: Who’s Normal? 10-11 pm eastern
Wednesday June 23:
Episode 3: Rise and Fall of the Asylum 9-10 pm eastern
Episode 4: New Frontiers 10-11 pm eastern
The series will be available for a limited time after broadcast without a paywall at: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/mysteries-mental-illness/