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02/15/2016 01:18 pm ET

This Film Is Using Love To Raise Awareness About Bipolar Disorder

Director Paul Dalio's own experience with bipolar disorder inspired "Touched with Fire."

"Touched with Fire," a new feature film starring Katie Holmes, is telling a profound story about bipolar disorder by way of a touching love story. In the video above, watch the film's director Paul Dalio discuss his own experience with the disorder, and hear from cast member Luke Kirby and Kay Redfield, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at John Hopkins University who plays herself in the film.

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