' ATTENTION PLEASE '
Screens at Cannes & wins BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY - Mental Health - Atlantic City Cinefest 2018
AT Work Films is a British Independent Film Production Company, founded by Andrea Thornton.
Andrea had originally co-founded Brick and Pin Films back in 2004, making award winning shorts such as RedBlack, ARK, Fluffy and Hooded. After making the US feature ‘Kalamazoo?’ starring Mayim Bialik (Big Bang Theory), Andrea founded AT Work Films. AT Work were delighted to have their Documentary ‘ATTENTION PLEASE’ screening down at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
AT Work Films. 'ATTENTION PLEASE', produced and directed by Andrea Thornton.
Your Child is on the Spectrum.
As a parent when you hear those words your whole world shifts. The fear of Autism, ADD, ADHD, a host of pervasive developmental disorders looms large in your mind.
Other parents see your child as the hyperactive troublemaker, disrupting their own child’s progress; a problem that needs solving, or simply pushed to one side.
You as a parent move heaven and earth to find an answer.
In many cases the behavioural experts suggest the answer lies within drugs. Psychoactive drugs. The thought fills you with dread.
But what if there was an effective alternative for children with challenging behaviours?
What if there were a drug free therapy?
One that has transformed the lives of hundreds of children, and that could do the same for your son or daughter.
For the parents in this documentary that therapy was a turning point in their families’ lives. This is their story …