A photo of Sara Chitambo wearing a denim jacket and sitting, with her arms resting above each other on a chair in front of her.

In ‘Black People Don’t Get Depressed,’ Sara Chitambo tries to debunk the myths surrounding Black people and mental health.

Photo by Tšeliso Monaheng.

Director Sara Chitambo on Why 'Black People Don't Get Depressed'

The Zambian South African filmmaker made her debut feature, Black People Don’t Get Depressed, which premieres at the NY African Film Festival, in an attempt to debunk myths around mental health.