The Girl on the Bridge

The story of a young woman with the weight of a generation on her shoulders. Having survived her own suicidal struggles Jazz Thornton is a mental health activist, fighting to change how society and the system are dealing with young people like her. Ultimately this is a film about hope. It’s a film about redemption. It’s a challenge to all of us to try to understand.

Talking about the film

Watch conversations with the film makers talking about The Girl On The Bridge where Jazz Thornton and Director Leanne Pooley share their insights on how the film came about, what it was like to work together on this project and the purpose behind making The Girl On The Bridge. Also hear what people are saying after seeing the film!

Social Impact

The Girl On The Bridge is a social impact film that aims to INCREASE understanding about what it is to be suicidal and what people can do to help others. PROMOTE a culture where suicide can and should be okay to talk about. EMPOWER us all to make change - YOU are part of the solution.

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How this all started

Voices of Hope was Co-Founded by Jessica’s Tree director Jazz Thornton. The mental health charity aims to provide hope and provoke change through online content and story telling.

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Jessica’s Tree

Jessica's Tree is a multi award-wining web series directed by Jazz Thornton. The feature documentary The Girl On The Bridge was filmed while Jazz was working on this series.

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