University of Tampa student premieres new mental health-centric film ‘Beyond Adversity’ this weekend

Kaneesha ‘Kiki’ Heath’s movie is also on Amazon Prime.

click to enlarge A still from 'Beyond Adversity' by Kaneesha 'Kiki' Heath, which premieres at University of Tampa's Reeves Theater on Aug. 7, 2021. - Kaneesha Heath
Kaneesha Heath
A still from 'Beyond Adversity' by Kaneesha 'Kiki' Heath, which premieres at University of Tampa's Reeves Theater on Aug. 7, 2021.


​​University of Tampa graduate student Kaneesha “Kiki” Heath produced a film called “Beyond Adversity,”and while it’s on Amazon Prime now, Heath has a premiere at UT’s Reeve’s Theater where mental health challenges like PTSD, addiction, grief, and sexual abuse—along with the impact we have on each others’ emotional well-being—step into the spotlight.

Saturday, Aug. 7, 2:30 p.m. Reeves Theater at University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center , 200 UT Poe Pkwy., Tampa. @homegurlflix on Instagram

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