Film-maker creates window into his life with OCD

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Torre Catalano is a writer, director, producer, and the creator of the feature film, Milwaukee, so it seems natural that he turned to the camera as the medium for expressing his experiences with OCD, or obsessive compulsive disorder. In the description for his video, hosted by The Mighty, Catalano explains that OCD comes in many different forms, but this video is a window into his specific life. He states, “I made this video to give people a little glimpse into my own galaxy. It’s weird and chaotic and beautiful, just like the actual galaxy that our funny little planets whip around in, dodge asteroids in, sustain and thrive in. My hope is that by watching it, others who have OCD won’t feel so alone, and they’ll learn to love their own beautiful galaxy that rests just above their shoulders.”

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