Thanda Kunene — Multimedia Practitioner based in Johannesburg

Breaking the Silence on #MentalHealth

#SocialCommentary presents: Breaking the Silence on #MentalHealth | Sharing Your Story is a Shared Victory

According to SADAG (South African Depression & Anxiety Group) Professor Lourens Schlebusch, there are 23 suicides a day in South Africa (2018). Suicide death rates are now 24 per 10 000 people with male deaths being five times higher than female deaths.

Mental Illness and Depression is a silent killer, first your voice… and then your life.

Healing comes with acknowledgement. A letter, a single word or sentence. Speaking up, sharing YOUR story can save a life. Break the silence. Sharing your story is a shared victory.

Cinematography: Thanda Kunene, Velile Phasha, Khomotso Mapholo.
Executive Producer: Modise Sepeng.
Co-Producer & Script + Copy: Zethu Macatshe.
Director: Velile Phasha.
Sound Design: Thanda Kunene, Velile Phasha
Lighting & Motion Graphics: Thanda Kunene
Post Production: Khomotso Mapholo, Velile Phasha.

Date2018