Drug Policy

  • Fix: The Story of an Addicted City


    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 2002 ∙ Canada ∙ 93'

    In this documentary, a group of Vancouver, British Columbia, activists, led by former computer salesman Dean Wilson, lead the charge to curb the city's drug problem and high HIV rate by opening North America's first safe-injection site. Surprisingly,...

  • The Cancer Journals Revisited


    Directed by Lana Lin • 2018 • United States • 98'

    THE CANCER JOURNALS REVISITED is prompted by the question of what it means to re-visit and re-vision Black lesbian feminist poet Audre Lorde’s classic 1980 memoir of her breast cancer experience today. At the invitation of filmmaker Lana Lin, who...

  • East Hastings Pharmacy


    Directed by Antoine Bourges ∙ 2012 ∙ Canada ∙ 47'

    EAST HASTINGS PHARMACY is a chronicle of a typical pharmacy in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, where most clients are on a treatment for opioid dependence that requires taking daily doses of methadone witnessed by the pharmacist. The pharmacy is a...

  • Grass


    Directed by Ron Mann ∙ 2000 ∙ Canada ∙ 80'

    GRASS examines the federal marijuana regulations in the United States, and how these laws have influenced public perceptions of the drug. Narrated by noted pot advocate and actor Woody Harrelson, the film opens with a series of comically outdated anti-...