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OCD: The War Inside

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They seem like ordinary people. They have no physical disabilities and appear as functional as the next person. But their lives have been shadowed by the crippling effects of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a misunderstood anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts, nagging fears and ritualistic behaviour.

OCD: The War Inside documents the personal stories of several individuals who fight to survive a war inside their minds. Their stories reveal a deeper aspect to the disorder, which goes beyond the constant hand washing, door locking and other repetitive acts typically associated with OCD.

2001, 70 min 40 s

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Itinerant - National Council on Family Relations
November 18 to 23 2003, Vancouver - Canada

Bronze Award
Itinerant - HESCA Film Festival
June 19 to 22 2003, Bethlehem - USA

Merit Award
Superfest The International Media Festival on Disabilities
June 7 to 8 2003, Berkeley - USA

Vision of Hope Award - with a cash prize of 1,000$ given by the Workman Theatre Project
Rendez-vous with Madness Film Festival
November 8 to 17 2002, Toronto - Canada

Freddie Award - Category: Psychiatry
International Health and Medical Media Awards ( Freddie )
November 7 to 8 2002, New York - USA

Silver Chris Award - Category: Mental Health
International Film and Video Festival
October 23 to 25 2002, Columbus - USA

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