Sunday, April 6, 2014 07:30 PM
The Centre of Gravity 1300 Gerrard St. East (just east of Greenwood) Cinema Politica Danforth – A project of the Toronto-Danforth NDP
Filmed in more than twenty states and shortlisted for the 2013 Academy Award for Best Documentary, The House I Live In captures a definitive and heart-wrenching portrait of individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war, revealing its profound human rights implications.
Discussion panelists will be Dan Werb, a research scientist and policy analyst in drug policy, HIV and addictions, Laura Day, a social worker in the Toronto Drug Treatment Court at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and David Lucas, an addiction therapist for the Toronto Drug Treatment Court at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
This film screening is free or pay-what-you-can.