Watch celebrity ambassadors, youth, filmmakers, student reporters, and mental health leaders come together (virtually) at NAMICon 2022 to urge the country towards a more thoughtful conversation about mental health conditions, particularly for young people.
“Hiding in Plain Sight” Filmmaker Panel Discussion
Erik Ewers, director of “Hiding In Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness,” welcomes Alexis, Billie, Maclayn, MakaLynn and Yannery to discuss the collective roles that they played in the film and what they think the film means to the PBS audience.
About NAMICon 2022
Filmmaker Ken Burns joins us at NAMICon, as we celebrate two years of collaboration with the Well Beings Youth Mental Health Project, created by WETA, the PBS flagship station in our nation’s capital. NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., WETA President & CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller, NAMI Next Gen Youth Ambassadors, filmmakers Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers, youth featured in the film, will join us to see and discuss excerpts from the new two-part, four-hour documentary series Ken Burns Presents Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness, A Film by Erik Ewers & Christopher Loren Ewers, premiering June 27 and 28 on PBS stations nationwide. PBS.org/plainsight.