Synopsis: Encounter with Professor Luh Ketut Suryani and her team in Bali, Indonesia. The Suryani Institute for Mental Health, established in 2005, is an institute that dedicates Prof. Luh Ketut Suryani’s work on mental health, from prenatal to elderly care. To treat Mental illness, Suryani’s approach follows a holistic model, she calls biopsycho-spirit-sociocultural, which combines Western psychiatric/psychological mainstream paradigms (e.g. positive psychology) with Eastern and Balinese specific cultural and spiritual knowledge and beliefs. This approach recognizes the importance and interconnectedness of every person’s mind (psychology), body (biology) and spirit that are influenced by and in return affect, positively or negatively, one’s sociocultural environment and religious or spiritual beliefs.

TECH SPECS

GENRE: Documentairy
IMAGE: HD
SON: Stereo 2.0
DUREE: 26 minutes
LENGUAGES: Balinese, English, French
SUBS: French, English

CREDITS

INTERVIEWEES
Professor Luh Ketut Suryani, MD
Dr. Cokorda Bagus Jaya Lesmana
Dr. Niko Tiliopoulos

DIRECTING, IMAGE, SOUND
Anne Murat

INTERVIEWS & PHOTOGRAPHIES
Brice Richard

TRANSLATIONS
Made Clément

GRAPHICS
David Bart

Photo Brice Suryani

WEBSITE

The Suryani Institute for Mental Health website

PRESSKIT

Photo Documentary : Living on the edge Part 1, by Brice Richard