Our Goal

CineWell is a youth-led project under the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing, with the goal of creating space to discuss and evaluate movies focused on youth friendliness, authenticity, and accuracy and portrayal of mental health themes.

Youth Critic Council: 3 Branches of Work

Curating

Curating film suggestion lists and resource pages with literature surrounding media & mental health.

Reviewing

Evaluating movies on youth friendliness, authenticity, and accuracy and portrayal of mental health themes using our CineWell review template.

Discussing

Movie watching & discussion groups to share reflections and explore themes around mental health and wellbeing.

Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed here belong solely to the members of CineWell’s Youth Critic Council and do not represent the opinions of the department or of Stanford University.