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Mark’s work HAS BEEN DRIVEN BY HIS LOVE FOR THE NATURAL WORLD. Over the past 10 years he has TRAVELLED TO around 50 COUNTRIES TO EXPLORE THE BEAUTY, STILLNESS AND SERENITY OF LIFE AS IT NATURALLY APPEARS TO BE. HIS CURIOSITY AND LOVE FOR LIFE HAS INSPIRED HIM TO FIND WAYS TO FRAME THESE INSIGHTS TO SHARE A FRESH PERSPECTIVE.

CHASING THE PRESENT

Feature documentary (2019) 96min

DIRECTOR MARK WATERS’ VISUALLY STUNNING DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWS JAMES SEBASTIANO, A MATERIALLY SUCCESSFUL YOUNG MAN, AS HE ENGAGES IN A PERPETUAL BATTLE AGAINST ANXIETY. DURING THIS LIFE CHANGING JOURNEY, JAMES EXPLORES WHY A PERSON WHO SEEMINGLY HAS IT ALL CAN STILL SUFFER FROM DEBILITATING  PANIC ATTACKS IN HOPE THAT HE CAN LEARN HOW TO FINALLY BREAK FREE FROM HIS CRIPPLING ANXIETY. ON A WORLDWIDE JOURNEY OF SELF DISCOVERY FROM THE STREETS OF NEW YORK, TO THE STILLNESS OF THE GANGES, AND DEEP INTO THE JUNGLES OF PERU, HE UNEXPECTEDLY UNCOVERS DEEP TRUTHS ABOUT WHO AND WHAT HE IS.