The House I Live In SF Premiere
The House I Live In is premiering in SF and Berkeley today and I hope any of you in the Bay Area will go see it. My sister Melinda produced the movie and she’ll be doing a Q&A after the 4PM and 7:10PM shows at the Sundance Cinemas in SF.
For a little historical context (really, this stuff is in the movie), check out the drugs tag on this site.
Sundance Kabuki Cinemas: 1881 Post Street, San Francisco, CA
1:20, 4:00, 7:10 & 9:45
Shattuck Cinemas: 2230 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
2:00, 4:30, 7:00 & 9:30
Eugene Jarecki’s seminal film Why We Fight dissected the underbelly of the American war machine. Now, with scalpel-like precision, Jarecki turns his lens on a less visible war—one that is costing more lives, destroying more families, and quickly becoming a scourge on the soul of American society. In the past 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and destroyed impoverished communities at home and abroad. Yet drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever. Where did we go wrong, and what can be done?
Director Eugene Jarecki on the Daily show talking about the movie: