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Working with first time film makers, mainly boys and young men, after some brief training we plan, film then edit the film. During the process they learn how to listen to their friends and talk about their feelings.

When the films are shown to their peers the effects can transform the environment within a school making it a more open place where it is ‘ok’ to ‘not be ok’.

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A MESSAGE TO YOUNG MEN

In April 2020 Lewis, 17, took his own life. Because of Lockdown there could be no funeral so his family raised money for a UK charity Boys in Mind. This film was made encouraging a different expression of masculinity.

What is the BiM film project?

The Boys in Mind film project creates a space for young people to film each other and talk about some of the things that affect them.

BIM School Webinar

Jackson Primary Champion for Boys in Mind, Girls Mind Too

Jackson explains what it means to be a Primary Champion for Boys in Mind, Girls Mind Too. He talks about his role, what he enjoys about it, and why he'd like other young people to get involved.

RAS Parents M&I

RAS Parents Paulton

Jack and Jackson talk to their parents and Grandparents about what they do to help their children

RAS Will youth advisor

Will talks about what it is like to be a youth advisor for Boys in Mind.

Finn and Jackson primary champions

Finn and Jackson are the first two primary champions for Boys in Mind. In this film they talk about some of the things that they do.

Alex and Gabe

Gabe and Alex talk about the difficulty of being able to share their experiences and mental health with others and how by sharing it helps with recovery.

will vlog

gabe vlog

Schools Care.

Manny and Isaac talk about the support they have had from their secondary school, Ralph Allen in Bath

finn and eva

eli vlog

It's good to talk

Gabe talks about an assembly at Beechen Cliff school, Bath, where they shared personal testimonies of both teachers and pupils talking about their struggles with low mental health. Alex talks about the changes within the school where it is now ok to talk.

Emma and Maddie vlog

William vlog

Manny and Isaac

Isaac’s brother took his own life at the age of 19. Isaac and his friend Manny talk about getting support from school, family and friends and how gender can influence the support people receive”

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Phoebe Vlog

otto vlog

St. Michaels School

3-year-old Coco has some advice for children stuck at home.

It's tough being kept at home during the Coronavirus lock in, but Coco has some advice for other children.

Oli's ginger beer

What helps?

Students and Staff at Ralph Allen school talk about what gets them stressed, what they do about it and how they can help others.