Breaking Silence

New Day Films
Show More

Related videos

Invisible Scars - Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse
Invisible Scars explores the topic of Child Sexual Abuse ("CSA") through the eyes of Johnna Janis. Johnna is a woman, mother, wife, and friend who appears strong and confident. She candidly reveals the life-long struggles she has faced from the events that have haunted her since childhood. With the assistance…
A Mother Never Gives Up Hope: Older Mothers and Abusive Sons
This new video shares the candid and powerful stories of Ruth, Lova, Anne and Rita-four women who are dealing with abuse at the hands of an adult son. In their own words, they work through the emotions and pain of experiencing abuse from their sons, the life-changing impact it makes…
The Hidden Face of Suicide
An award winning documentary that enters the world of survivors, those who have lost loved ones to suicide, and reveals their remarkable stories. Looking for the story behind the silence in her own family, Silverman sets out on a journey of understanding and transformation. Using masks, the survivors find a…
At The Breaking Point - Emotions and Ethics in Family Caregiving
This video gets to the emotional and ethical core of family caregiving. It offers short video excerpts, (3- to 8-minutes each) that reflect on several crucial aspects of family caregiving-from the effects of Alzheimer's on the spousal relationship to the right to die with dignity. Each excerpt shows real families…
Alone No Love - Child Sex Abuse in America
Alone No Love sheds light on child sex abuse in America. Through the work of the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center (CCAC), one of the nation's largest and most progressive centers for sexually abused children, we can observe firsthand the challenging work of a multidisciplinary team of doctors, state's attorneys, police…
Living with PTSD
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can affect many different people, from survivors of rape and survivors of natural disasters to military service men and women. Experiencing traumatic events can change the way our brains function. Especially with severe or repeated exposure, the brain can be affected in such a way that…
When the Bough Breaks - Postpartum Depression and Maternal Health
Babies are dying and mothers are committing suicide, and the signs are being missed. But now an essential, one-of-a-kind feature documentary on maternal health and postpartum depression and psychosis can help professionals, family members, and mothers themselves. WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS has been screened in 70 countries across the world;…
Understanding Brothers and Sisters on the Austism Spectrum
This series of age-appropriate videos shares the best practices developed by brothers and sisters and mothers and fathers of children diagnosed with autism. The overall program covers a range of autistic behaviors and is divided into three age-appropriate videos for siblings and one video for parents. After viewing, siblings should…
Myths of Childhood
Today we are more concerned about children and more confused about childhood than ever before, but many of our ideas about childhood are based on myths. In this provocative three part series, children and parents from Australia, the USA and the United Kingdom talk about their experiences. Home movies, photographs…
Understanding Brothers and Sisters with Asperger Syndrome
This series of age-appropriate videos shares best practices developed by family members actually dealing with Asperger Syndrome. Excellent for counselors, teachers, and other professionals working with children, adults and families affected by Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder - Level 1). Siblings and parents share practical techniques they use to bring…
Innocence
Episode 1 of Myths of Childhood
The first in the three-part series, Innocence explores the romantic idea that children are innocent, and that this is at the heart of what we believe childhood should be. We are outraged when this innocence is violated by any form of child abuse or exploitation. But in our efforts to…
Perfection
Episode 3 of Myths of Childhood
In the era of psychology, contemporary parents have assumed responsibility for the emotional well being, self esteem and happiness of their children. But do parents expect too much of themselves and their children. Is it possible to have a perfect childhood?