THE WINNER Mental Health Film Fest 2019 Best Local – Meroyan (Postpartum depression)
“MEROYAN” tells a story of a woman, Zamrut who suffered from postpartum depression after giving birth. The film criticizes the tendency of unstable emotional state after labour by demonstrating how Zamrut struggles with her emotions after giving birth to her son.
The irrational negative beliefs and feeling of hopelessness upon herself makes her feel like all she can do is complain about life. Situation became more complicated as she decide to conceal the issues within herself which then exacerbates her postpartum depression