Doc­u­men­tary about anx­i­ety taps Phelps

Woonsocket Call - - Arts/Entertainment -

NEW YORK (AP) — A new doc­u­men­tary about anx­i­ety ar­gues that ev­ery­one to some ex­tent suf­fers from stress, nerves and so­cial fear. And, to make their point, the film­mak­ers have en­listed as Ex­hibit A the most dec­o­rated Olympian in his­tory.

Michael Phelps, win­ner of 28 Olympic medals, ap­pears in "Angst" to share his story of be­ing bul­lied and de­pressed, lead­ing to se­vere anx­i­ety. An­dreen hopes the film will reach more than 3 mil­lion peo­ple around the world from 25,000 com­mu­nity and school screen­ings.

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