The Show Must Go On is a personal journey behind the scenes that confronts the epidemic of mental health issues in the Australian entertainment industry.

Director:

Ben Steel

Writer:

Ben Steel

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Ada Nicodemou ... Herself
Michala Banas ... Herself
Shane Jacobson ... Himself
Martin Dingle Wall ... Himself
Bert LaBonté Bert LaBonté ... Himself (as Bert Labonte)
Sarah Walker ... Herself
Ben Osmo Ben Osmo ... Himself
Chloe Dallimore Chloe Dallimore ... Herself
Charlton Hill Charlton Hill ... Himself
Pauline Clague Pauline Clague ... Herself
Andy Saunders Andy Saunders ... Himself
Glenn Scott Glenn Scott ... Himself
David Lewis David Lewis ... Himself
Dave Higgins Dave Higgins ... Himself
Susan Cooper Susan Cooper ... Herself
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The Show Must Go On is the first film to tell the story of the mental health of the 42,000 people working in the Australian entertainment industry. While 'show business' is often seen as glamorous, fun, exciting, and well paid, recent and alarming world-first research from Entertainment Assist and Victoria University paints a darker picture for entertainment workers. Anxiety symptoms are 10 times higher, sleep disorders are 7 times higher and symptoms of depression are 5 times higher than the national average. Suicide attempts in the industry are double the national average. This film follows former Home and Away actor and debut documentary filmmaker Ben Steel on a soul-searching investigation into why are there so many entertainment workers developing and struggling with mental wellbeing issues. Ben shares his intimate experiences living with depression and anxiety for the past few years, and along the way, we are witness to his intimate conversations with key creatives and crew, ...

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Shining a spotlight on mental well being in the entertainment industry

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Australia

Language:

English

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8 October 2019 (Australia) See more »

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