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Minority Health Film Festival showcases films, forums related to health issues impacting minorities

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee's Minority Health Film Festival is underway in Milwaukee.

The four-day festival kicked off Thursday at Turner Hall to a packed house.

It showcases films and forums related to how certain health issues and disparities impact minorities.

During the opening event, a panel of experts shared their thoughts on overcoming the stigma of mental health.

"There is a history of people of color, particularly not dealing with these issues publicly and we've gotta start sharing our experiences," said Geraud Blanks, Black Lens Director.

For the complete schedule of film screenings and discussions, click here

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