The Anonymous People
Directed by Greg Williams
The Anonymous People
The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. Deeply entrenched social stigma and mass participation in widely successful anonymous 12-step groups have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades. The vacuum created by this silence has been filled by sensational mass media depictions of addiction that continue to perpetuate a lurid public fascination with the dysfunctional side of what is a preventable and treatable health condition. Just like women with breast cancer, or people with HIV/AIDS, courageous addiction recovery advocates are starting to come out of the shadows to tell their true stories. The moving story of The Anonymous People is told through the faces and voices of the leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them. This passionate new public recovery movement is fueling a changing conversation that aims to transform public opinion, and finally shift problematic policy toward lasting recovery solutions.
"A truly insightful and unforgettable look at the negative connotations surrounding addiction and recovery, and how we need to break through those barriers or else lives are going to continue to be lost, this picture features a great blend of insightful scholarly interviews as well as true life discussions of just what a great deal of good coming out and letting the world know you need help or how to find it can truly do. This is a real must see documentary." - Joshua Brunsting, Criterioncast
- The 2015 Voice of Recovery Award, presented by Faces & Voices of Recovery
Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu. Interested in bringing The Anonymous People to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please visit our site or contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
RT' @bobfreelander': New' @JustTheDiscsPod' video! Some' @KinoLorber' June Swoon Sale Suggestions:' https://t.co/J5bWcvYrjP'' https://t.co/VRAVicoiZH'
RT' @FallonFox': Against The Current, a doc about trans athlete kayaker Veiga Grétarsdóttir. It’s a great film! Opens June 25th at Quad Cinem…
“A wild and impactful portrait... of a punk rock priestess” (Télérama), Beth B’s' @LydiaLunchFilm' opens June 30 at…' https://t.co/cwo8t4hTQ3'
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming September 21st from Code Red and Kino Lorber! Pufnstuf (1970) • Theatrical Trailer • Optional English Subtitle…
RT' @KLStudioClassic': JUNE SWOON Sale (400 Blu-rays)! Starts Now!' https://t.co/r4JNXfVocR' Free USA Shipping: Orders of $50 or More! Sale EN…
RT' @LaurasMiscMovie': Tonight's Movie: Night After Night (1932) - A' @KinoLorber' Blu-ray Review' https://t.co/YqVFzBYldF' One of nine #MaeWest…
RT' @jezgals': The Land of Azaba, available from' @KinoLorber' tells a beautiful story of ecological restoration and sustainable agriculture. #…
RT' @kpagekirby': I was lucky enough to be part of a teamup between' @AWFJ' and' @KinoLorber' celebrating six milestone woman-directed films. I w…
RT' @r_emmet': Great review of the' @KinoLorber' Blu-ray I put together for Jacques Doillon's Ponette - out now!' https://t.co/ELe6Ie7k5V'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.