Tim Sorel Documentary Airs in Poland, 42nd Country to Show Film
University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Associate Professor Tim Sorel’s documentary “My Kid is Not Crazy: A search for Hope in the Face of Misdiagnosis”, made its premier in Poland on Sept. 9, the 42nd country to air the award-winning film.
The documentary aired on TVNStyle, a national cable channel owned by Scripps Networks which primarily targets women.
The film follows alarming experiences of children struggling with neurological disease and the many doctors who offer different diagnoses. The disease has been named Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococci (PANDAS).
The film received the 2017 Best of Festival Award for Faculty Documentary from the BEA Festival of Media Arts, an international refereed exhibition of faculty creative activities and a national showcase for student work. It made its domestic debut at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and has been screened in 32 cities in the U.S. and Canada over the last 18 months.