Films about spaces where people with mental health issues lives, often focus on the strange, tragic or unjust. They present those living in these spaces as lacking agency and as victims of a system that has continued to fail them. I'll Be Home, tells a different story. St. Anne's Place in an independent living center for seniors with mental and physical disabilities in Toronto, Canada. This film is about one of its residents, Faye. By focusing on the ways in which Faye has been able to overcome many painful experiences, I'll Be Home looks at the vital role that spaces like St. Anne's Place play in the lives of their residents.
Written by Anonymous