Airing, studying and speaking about mental health issues mediates the power of the negative. See also vid doc trailer ‘Running from Crazy’
Mariel Hemingway is open about the demons she has battled — some her own, many inherited from family members. Her grandfather, the great American writer Ernest Hemingway, took his own life. So did her supermodel sister, Margaux, in 1996.
In an interview from the Best of Q, Hemingway joins Jian for an open-hearted chat about her struggle with depression, her family’s often-violent, alcohol-fuelled rages, and why she felt it was important to document their collective challenges in the Barbara Kopple film, Running From Crazy.
“I think there’s always somebody who’s the one in the family that decides, ‘I don’t want to carry on this legacy anymore,'” she says( Ghomeshi, CBC)