The Shop: Talking Men's Emotional Well-Being

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Related films: 20 MXN; Black Boy Joy; The Ugly Model; Unbroken Glass


A diverse group of men discuss how cultural stigmas attached to personal trauma and societal expectations around masculinity act as social barriers to accessing mental healthcare.



Corey Fells, Director. 20MxN
Pardeep Kaleka, Executive Director, Zeidler Group
Mag Rodriguez, Director, Backline Milwaukee
Kevin Kreider, Subject, The Ugly Model
Matthew Lewis, Medical College of Wisconsin Inclusion Clinic
Dr. Khazi Muqeet, Medical Director, Rogers Behavioral Health

Moderator: Walter Lanier, Progressive Baptist Church


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