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FILMS

Through her company, MyDoc Productions, Delaney has made several feature-length documentaries (see below) and many shorts, including CRISIS IN CONTROL (about psychiatric advance directives), GO AWAY EVIL (about mental health in South Africa), IF SHE KNEW (about cross-cultural medicine) and CROSSROADS (about pain and opioid addiction).

 

She has created other short films in partnership with organizations such as The World Health Organization, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and The Recovery Café. Recently she lived in India for two years as Fulbright Scholar creating films about community mental health workers.

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High Stress, Anxiety and Depression are experienced by millions of young people. We follow physician and filmmaker, Delaney Ruston, as she discovers solutions for improved adolescent well-being in the digital age. (Premieres 2019)

SCREENAGERS//

A film by DELANEY RUSTON​

MyDoc Productions

Release date 2016

Synopsis

Award-winning SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world.

"Screenagers is a very balanced, sympathetic and sane look at the way millions of teens are struggling with phones and games and technology in general. In part by letting the teens themselves speak about their own concerns and solutions, Screenagers is deeply affecting, too."  

— Dave Eggers, Best-Selling Author, Publisher and Education Activist

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT SCREENAGERS

HIDDEN PICTURES//

A film by DELANEY RUSTON​

MyDoc Productions

Release date 2013

Synopsis

Filmmaker Ruston experienced the silence that surrounds mental illness from her own family experience (as seen in the Award winning film, UNLISTED).When she learns that 450 million people globally have a mental health condition she realizes their plight is the most hidden of all. How are people accepted or rejected? What is mental health care like? Who is helping?​

“Hidden Pictures is a provocative film…I found myself immediately pulled in and deeply moved by each of the stories it revealed. Global in its scope, but yet so personal in its delivery.” 

Glenn Close, Actress

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT HIDDEN PICTURES

UNLISTED//

A film by DELANEY RUSTON​

MyDoc Productions

Release date 2009

Synopsis

Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia is a gripping documentary that depicts the struggle of the filmmaker, Delaney, as both daughter and doctor, to bring her paranoid schizophrenic father back into her life after hiding from him for 10 years. It is a riveting story about one daughter’s determination to mend her torn family that challenges audiences to reflect upon their own ideas of mental illness, compassion, and responsibility.​

"Unflinching in its candor, Unlisted, reminds me of the incredible power that one compelling story can have in shaping the way we think about major societal issues."

 Helene Gayle, former President of CARE

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT UNLISTED