That Which Is Possible
Film Info
Director(s):Michael Gitlin
Language:English with Open Captions
Running Time:84 minutes
Type of Film:Documentary
In Person/Special Program:Discussion with artists from Gateway Arts

This film follows a community of painters, sculptors, musicians, and writers who create art at the Living Museum, an art space on the grounds of a large state-run psychiatric facility in Queens, NY. Shot over the course of two years and structured across the arc of a day, the film observes with an intimate lens and unspools like a musical, both bracing and tender. It explores the liberation and healing that creativity can offer those drawn together by shared struggle, creating a more humane and holistic approach to mental illness, and to the joy of transforming society itself.

Discussion to follow with artists from Gateway Arts

Co-presented with Gateway Arts

Free admission