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Heroin(e): dir Elaine McMillion Sheldon (2017)
9 April 2019 @ 7.30 pm - 8.30 pmFree
This short (39 min) but powerful documentary centres on the US opioid epidemic, specifically its effect on Huntington, West Virginia, where the overdose rate is 10 times the US average. It follows police, judges, and local nonprofits attempting to help people who struggle with opioid addiction and bring them to recovery. The film follows three women who try to make a difference … Shows as part of Cinema Akil’s FIERCE II American film showcase.