Prolific documentary filmmaker Liz Garbus just debuted her new New York Times docuseries “The Fourth Estate” at this month’s Tribeca Film Festival, but she’s already got another brand-new feature ready to go.
Her latest film, “A Dangerous Son,” which premieres May 7 on HBO, chronicles the stories of three young children with mental illness, and the struggles their families endure to get them help even when resources are limited and support is in short supply.
The film follows its three subjects — ranging in age from ten to 15, all with different mental health issues — as they cycle through counselor visits, medications, hospitalizations, and even encounters with law enforcement as they attempt to find some peace and normalcy.
The film is making its debut during Mental Health Month, and it looks like the kind of personal endeavor that could shed some serious light on a subject in need of more understanding.
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