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Have You Tried, Maybe, Not Worrying?

Short Film (Full Length) – 2016

PG
Parental Guidance
This film, I hope, propels anyone struggling to seek support and those who are supportive figures to gain patience and endurance. [And] furthermore, open the eyes of those who are completely unaware of the debilitating journey of mental illness.
– Writer/director Rachel Ross
This raw story was born out of my own season of anxiety and panic disorder three years ago. I would wake in the night with panic attacks, unable to eat, unable to stomach anything when I tried, and became fearful of everything around me. I lost a large amount of weight — I thought there was a biological issue at play. I was completely unaware that I was, in fact, battling an anxiety disorder.
– Writer/director Rachel Ross
How you going in there?
– Hudson (Jordan Vaha'akolo) to Sage (Florence Noble)