“Bipolar disorder is just one of many mental illnesses that is still highly stigmatized in our culture today, and ‘Up/Down’ could certainly be instrumental in changing that fact.” -Microfilmmaker Magazine, Issue 65
There are approximately 5.7 million people in the United States with bipolar disorder. In an attempt to eliminate the mystery and misinformation surrounding the illness, many throughout the country diagnosed with this condition were interviewed extensively. In this award-winning documentary, they diligently explain the struggle to balance themselves between floating to a state of euphoria and sinking to a devastating depression.
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- The Star Award, 2011 Indie Gathering
- Merit Award, 2011 Accolade Competition
- Art Exhibition Award, 2011 Love Unlimited Film Festival
- Best Feature Documentary, 2011 Los Angeles Reel Film Festival