The JJLMF created 2 videos: “No Ordinary Joe“, “You are not Alone“. Collaborated on a 3rd Video “Ride The Tiger“
No Ordinary Joe
N.O.J premiered Jan 14, 2004 on WTVS-Detroit Public Television. Produced by Emmy Award producer, Gary May. It aired nationally for many years after its debut. This Award winning PBS special about Teenage Depression was inspired by the life of Joe Laurencell and discusses the ongoing battle against mental illness. By the minute of 2003, NOJ reached seven million people, 64 television stations and 300 viewing markets.
Your are Not Alone
A series of educational video designed for use in schools across the U.S & Canada. Filmed on June 25, 2005. Lila….narrated this theatrical performance by local teens at Warren’s Community Center Theater. An outstanding educational program, it was designed to facilitate discussion and teach High School Students about mental health related issues.
Ride The Tiger
A one hour documentary that aired on PBS 4/12/16, it tells the story of highly accomplished individuals who have been diagnosed of bi-polar and how they are dealing with the illness. The film leaves together brave and compelling stories of people with mood disorders with a new narrative or scientists and scholars on the ….discovery. It explores questions & connections that are spurring different disciplines of mental health research.