2019 / 13 mins
Directed by: Aysha Scott
Language / Country : English / United Kingdom
After a long hard day of teaching, Mrs Armstrong marks her students work until a piece of paper on the floor catches her eye. When she goes to inspect the scrunched up piece of paper she discovers that it’s a suicide note from one of her pupils. Her days of catholic teaching, suddenly becomes a hunting ground to save the vulnerable pupil, and it turns out that all what she thought she knew of her class she knew nothing at all. Dismissed, is a social impact, awareness film highlighting key signs overlooked in the classroom with young suicide and mental health victims; such as self-harm, bullying and the pressure to perform academically.
Content warnings : Themes of suicide, self-harm and bullying
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