FOR RELEASE: “THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE” GROUNDBREAKING FILM IS BACK FOR A SECOND SCREENING IN THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION ADDRESSES ADDICTION & RISE OF BOLD NEW SOCIAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT IN RECOVERY COMMUNITY.
Film Premiere Followed by Special Q&A with Greg William (Albany and Saratoga), Producer and Director about America’s Addiction Epidemic – Public Health Crisis Directly Impacting over 46 Million Americans, Costing Over $350 Billion Annually.
Saratoga, N.Y.—September 12, 2014: The award-winning film about America’s addiction epidemic is being screened again in the capital region, exploring the rise of a controversial new movement following in the footsteps of the HIV/AIDS and breast cancer survivor movements. “The Anonymous People,” by takes an unparalleled look at the public health crisis of addiction to alcohol and other drugs and the meteoric rise of the New Addiction Recovery Advocacy Movement. The Anonymous People features prominent people who are living publicly in long-term recovery, like former NBA star Chris Herren, award-winning actress Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock From the Sun, The Exes), Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner, best-selling author William Cope Moyers, former congressmen Patrick Kennedy and Jim Ramstad – and many others. Their brave testimonies dispel long-standing clichés about addiction and recovery.
September is National Recovery Month- In recognition three screenings are being offered for FREE on: September 17th:
- Saratoga Springs: Dee Sarno Theater at the Saratoga Arts Council, 320 Broadway at 7:00pm
- Albany: Empire State Plaza, Meeting Room 6 Madison Ave at 5:00 pm.
- Glens Falls: Crandall Library, 251 Glen Street at 6:00pm
“Prevention efforts are successful when communities come together and support each other. These screenings of Anonymous Voices is an example of how the greater capital district is working as one to bring awareness and change in New York’s recovery effort,” said Janine Stuchin, Executive Director of The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Council.
About “The Anonymous People”
“The Anonymous People” is an independent film written and produced by Greg Williams, owner of 4th Dimension Productions. The film is a documentary about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. Although social stigma and discrimination have kept recovery voices silent in the past, “The Anonymous People” breaks this silence as leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, and celebrities share their courageous stories of addiction and long-term recovery. To view “The Anonymous People” film trailer, visit: manyfaces1voice.org/#the-film. Portions of the trailer may be used for news broadcast with prior approval. To learn more, please visit: http://manyfaces1voice.org/#top