PAFF 2013 Review: Eugene Jarecki's 'The House That I Live In'

From Shadow and Act Mon Feb 18 2013, 14:29:54

My heart is filled with deep compassion for America's war on drugs after reviewing Eugene Jarecki's documentary, "The House That I Live In." The film unearths the harsh realities of the drug war going on in America, the racism involved with the war, and the war's origin. When I was in High School I was the President of my schools chapter of D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. I was a teenager and I was pretty active with the club. Fast forward to today, and I could not tell you any statistics about America's war on drugs. I am so removed from that way of life, that I am ignorant to its indirect harm on all humans. This film...

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