THE DANCE

One of the most wonderfully absurd yet emotionally accurate films about the process of filmmaking is Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2 (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056801/) (get the Criterion edition if you can). From the opening sequences to the final frame, it captures the confusion, anxiety, and exhilaration of having to creating something while at … Continue reading “THE DANCE”

THE SCIENCE AND HUMANITY OF ADDICTION RECOVERY

While our film FOR IZZY isn’t a soapbox for social issues, the lives of the characters impacted by addiction is underpinned by recurring struggles that many recovering addicts and their loved ones face. A recent article here (http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2016/05/opioid-addiction-treatment-focus) summed it up quite nicely: that treating addiction involves both addressing the … Continue reading “THE SCIENCE AND HUMANITY OF ADDICTION RECOVERY”