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Showing 1 - 10 of 28 titles with a criteria of Subject is Addiction and Substance Abuse


The true story of the tobacco companies' commitment to addicting the human brain and how the world came to know about it.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 76 minutes

Documents the devastating effects of the war on drugs and suggests realistic alternatives.

Bullfrog Films | 2013 | 83 minutes

After years of struggle and shame, five First Nations Canadians are bravely telling their stories about their struggle with alcoholism and the role of traditional culture in long-term sobriety.

National Film Board of Canada | 2013 | 56 minutes

A year in the lives of three families devastated by crystal meth

The Fanlight Collection | 2005 | 45 minutes

An intimate portrait of a fiercely determined survivor -- Donna, a Cree woman who left behind a bleak existence on the streets.

National Film Board of Canada | 2001 | 51 minutes

The case of Dr. William Hurwitz educates audiences on the complexities involved in opioid painkiller prescriptions.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 84 minutes

Takes a sharp but disarming approach in examining the romance of gambling, and reveals the decidedly unromantic reality.

Icarus Films | 2000 | 71 minutes

Literacy program spurs anti-liquor campaign in rural India and empowers women.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 minutes

Diana Ortiz spent over half her life in prison for a crime she committed when she was a teenager. Now 45, she has turned her life around and works to help other inmates rebuild their lives.

MediaStorm | 2010 | 9 minutes

When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, she can do irreparable harm to her baby. This program explores the realities of living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

National Film Board of Canada | 2002 | 40 minutes