Tue June 10, 2014
Rochester Native Featured in Film About Bipolar Disorder
Rochester's Reel Mind Film & Theatre Series continues tonight with Of Two Minds, a film exploring the struggles and successes of three people living with bipolar disorder, a condition that affects more than five million Americans.
Rochester native Carlton Davis is featured in the film. Davis, who now lives in California, is a Yale graduate, architect and artist. Before he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 55, he struggled with drug addiction, cross-dressing and a suicide attempt.
Click on the audio link above to hear Davis explain why he wanted to tell his story and what he hopes people understand about his illness.
A screening of Of Two Minds is scheduled tonight at 7 at the Cinema Theater on South Clinton Avenue. For more information on the series, go to www.reelmindfilmfest.org