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Students’ Documentaries Explore Mental Health & Loss As They Share Personal Stories

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Post traumatic stress disorder and suicide rocked Bailey Francisco’s and Kalia Hunter’s worlds. But in high school, they didn’t know how to talk about it. So they made films. They’re both graduates of the Colorado Springs-based Youth Documentary Academy. And they recently won awards for their work at the 2021 Short Circuit Film Festival.