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MIPTV Picks ’09 – Obsessed

Some estimates state that as many as 18% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder of some form. Obsessed shows us several of those Americans, fighting their ways through the imprisonment of debilitating fears and phobias.
March 18, 2009


Extreme anxiety disorders – including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder among others – affect a sizable portion of the population of the United States. Some estimates state that as many as 18% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder of some form. Obsessed shows us several of those Americans, fighting their ways through the imprisonment of debilitating fears and phobias.
Partners: Tijuana Entertainment for A&E; distributed through AETN International
Length: 10 x 60 minutes
Wrapping: Currently in production, to be aired on A&E Network in the US and Canada
Rights available: Worldwide outside of the US and Canada

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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