A Light in the Shadow

5 mins


“I always imagine myself deep in a hole, unable to crawl out,” says Rob Krar, describing his struggle with depression. Ultra-long-distance running, he adds, is “without a doubt … a coping mechanism.” Krar has also learned that being open about his illness helps to alleviate it. “Men, let’s talk when things get tough,” reads the end title to this short about a global mental health crisis, particularly among men.

Production Team

James Q Martin

Festival Screenings

Featured in the 2019 Mountainfilm Festival.
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