The Mask That Grins And Lies

TFI Network | 2016

The Mask That Grins and Lies follows the lives of three black women who are coping with mental illness while traversing stigmas that prohibits women of color from seeking treatment. These barricades challenge the stereotypes that haunt black communities in America.

Martine Granby Martine Granby
Director

Martine has worked as a researcher on the Emmy-nominated documentary, Brave Miss World, and as an associate producer with the Chicago-based media company Kindling Group, where she has collaborated to... more»

Clancy Calkins Clancy Calkins
Producer

Clancy’s work includes producing for the Chicago Tribune and as an editor on an MSNBC series on gun violence, which won a Lisagor Award for Best Use of News Video. She produces and hosts her own... more»

I want to shift the perception of mental illness for the women in my family, my friends and the women living with it day to day. 

Genre: Documentary