Reaching Out to Cancer Kids with Joss Searchlight
Using real stories from children with cancer up and down the U.K. Joss Searchlight's #R.O.C.K - Reaching Out to Cancer Kids drama documentary was produced as a discussion piece for schools.
Written by Nigel Parkes and Tony McHale (Creator of Holby City), Directed by award winning film director Frank W Smith and with music by Brian Bennett (The Shadows), the film navigates the emotions and turmoils of a young boy recovering from cancer.
When a child has cancer, conversations go from being difficult to unbearable. How to tell a child they have cancer? And how do you tell a child with cancer, or their siblings, they won’t get better?
Named as a finalist in the Charity Film Awards it has been used in countless schools to stimulate conversation on how to be more accepting and sympathetic to children returning to school after cancer.
The film wouldn’t have been possible without the enormous help from all of our sponsors and a very talented crew who gave up their time.
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Kiera was so sweet, sassy, and smart. She loved playing outside, gardening, swimming and animals. She loved Disney movies, especially, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Frozen.
She couldn’t walk after her diagnosis, the steroids made her cranky, but she was the bravest and strongest little girl