Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 3 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
GUILTY EXCEPT FOR INSANITY
DIRECTOR: JAN HAAKEN - OREGON (PORTLAND)
Haaken (QUEENS OF HEARTS: COMMUNITY THERAPISTS IN DRAG), a professor of psychology at Portland State University, returns to the Salem State Hospital, the location of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST, and recounts the stories of real patients who live in this famous hospital for the criminally insane. As patients and staff try to make sense of each juncture in the road, from getting arrested and surviving the wards to reentering the community, the stories tell a larger tale of broken lives and raggedy safety nets and reveal the craziness of an American system where you have to commit a...
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