BFI Doc Society: Made of Truth


Alma Har'el


Lola Young


Margo Mars


Matt Shea


Production support


The story of a young woman whose mental health challenges changed the course of her life and everyone around her. Crafted from two decades of journals, sketchbooks and music she left behind, with family members and actors appearing together, seamlessly blending reality and performance of self.

Supported by the BFI Doc Society, filmmakers join a family who posthumously try to understand a chaotic mind, with the aim to expand our own understanding of what it’s like to live in a state of mental confusion.

Producers Alma Har’el (Bombay Beach, LoveTrue, Honey Boy) and Margo Mars (JellyWolf) bring to live the debut of writer, director Lola Young and documentary maker Matt Shea (Time to Die).

Imogen deals openly with subjects such as depression, eating disorders, self-harm, self-medication and the constant struggle to answer to oneself ‘What is wrong with me?’.

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