REEL-Recovery-Film-Festival - Lifeskills Of South Florida


REEL-Recovery-Film-Festival - Lifeskills Of South Florida
ADMISSION: $5 Donation Suggested
Festival schedule:
Presented by Writers In Treatment, this multi-day event
celebrates film and creativity. The event showcases filmmakers who
make honest films about addiction, alcoholism, behavioral disorders, treatment
and recovery.
The festival will be hosted in Delray Beach, FL, at the Movies of Delray on
November 7 - 9. Other editions include Los Angeles, New York City and
Vancouver, British Columbia. New to the festival this year will be a series of
workshops hosted by The Florida Association of Recovery Residences that are
geared to help individuals with substance use disorders achieve long-term
A Royal Hangover - 101 min.
(2014) UNITED KINGDOM. A relevant portrait
of a nation and its love of the drink, this film
serves up a documentary fireball, in equal
parts shocking, hilarious, sympathetic and
thought provoking; a film we can all toast to.
Featuring Russell Brand.
American Addict 1 - 89 min.
(2012) America has gone from the land of
the free to the land of the addicted. America
represents 5% of the world’s population
but consumes 50% of the world’s prescription pills. This film reveals the relationships
between the FDA, big pharma, physicians
and the media.
Blackout - 15 min.
(2014) Taylor, a 27-yr old alcoholic musician
falls into a momentous downward spiral by
getting arrested, being forced to attend AA
with her now sober mother and is forced to
choose a life of self-destruction or taking a
step towards recovery.
How to Touch a Hot Stove - 23 min.
(2014) Featuring narration by actor John
Turturro and exclusive interview with Nobel
Prize laureate Eric Kandel, Oliver Sachs and
others. This film points to complex variations
in human experiences and differences in
thinking, feeling, and perception.
Maybe Me- 13 min.
(2014) Bobby wakes up from a dream in
Washington Square Park haunted by the loss
of his friends and heroes, and encounters his
own near death experience and subsequent
challenges of survival. Inspired by iconic
artists and addicts who died way too young.
Friday, Nov. 8
Tools for Living Clean
1:00 p.m. Calebs Gift (14 min)
1:30 p.m. Taming the Tension Tiger
2:50 p.m. Maybe Me (13 min)
3:10 p.m. How to Touch a Hot Stove (23 min)
3:45 p.m. Navigating Healthcare Enrollment
5:10 p.m. FOREEL Children’s Stories (30 min)
6:20 p.m. Grace (92 min)
8:05 p.m. No Kidding! Me 2! (75 min)
9:35 p.m. Thanks for Sharing (113 min)
Saturday, Nov. 9
10:00 a.m.
11:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
1:20 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
3:15 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
4:25 p.m.
6:05 p.m.
7:55 p.m.
9:40 p.m.
Do You Think I’m Pretty? (102 min)
YPR: The Four Pillars
Sweetness (15 min)
Blackout (15 min)
Money Management in Recovery
The Holding Cell (34 min)
You are Not Alone (12 min)
Recovery U: Collegiate Recovery
The Wisdom to Know the Difference (114 min)
A Royal Hangover (101 min)
American Addict (89 min)
Sunday, Nov. 10
10:00 a.m. VIP Brunch
Featured Workshops:
Tools for Living Clean
Autumn Raab
Certified Holistic Health Coach
No Kidding! Me 2! - 75 min.
(2009) Documentary exploring the devasting effects of mental illness and stigma that
goes with it. Featuring researchers working
towards a cure for mental disorders and encourages people to speak out. Directed and
starring Actor Joe Pantoliano.
Taming the Tension Tiger
Gaynelle Gosselin
Certified Alexander Technique Trainer
Sweetness - 15 min.
Caleb’s Gift - 14 min.
(2003) A 50-yr old equine veterinarian and
his 18 yr. old son have become bitterly estranged. A car accident, triggered by the son’s
addiction, compels them both to confront
their wounded relationship.
Do You Think I’m Pretty? - 102 min.
(2014) Award winning film featured a young
woman and her turbulent relationship with a
stranger who rescued her from an alley, and
ends with her imprisoned in his room.
FOREEL Children’s Stories - 30 min.
(2014) An inspiring film pointing to a way
out for children who grew up with addicted
parents or within a drug environment.
Presented by Producer/Director Manny
Grace - 92 min.
(2014) Gracie knows hangovers. Alcohol is
her preferred relief. This time she woke up on
a South Florida beach 1100 miles from home
half un-dressed. But when she’s arrested for
public drunkenness, she’s given the choice of
jail or 90 meetings of AA.
(2013) Both dreamy and brutal, magical and
true, this film is a window into the world of
two lovers - Tore and Arianna - who are torn
apart by alcoholism.
Thanks for Sharing - 113 min.
(2013) Adam has just reached the 5-yr mark
in his sex addiction sobriety when he meets
Pheobe who might be perfect for him. Phoebe doesn’t date addicts and Adam must now
embrace romance the way he did abstinence.
Starring Gwyneth Patrow.
The Holding Cell - 34 min.
(2014) Based on true stories of teenagers in
Sarasota, FL, the movie depicts one girl’s experience as she is dragged kicking and screaming
into a jail cell and relives her past and dangerous romance with a drug dealer. Presented by
Julia Negron.
Navigating Healthcare Enrollment
Louisa McQueeney
Florida CHAIN
YPR: The Four Pillars
Brittany Ringerson
Young People in Recovery
The Wisdom to Know the Difference 114 min.
(2014) Award winning story of a man’s
journey to bring his sobriety full circle
and help a young girl kick a serious drug
addiction. Starring Daniel Baldwin, William
Baldwin, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Mayra
Money Management in Recovery
Eric Dresdale
CEO The Next Step Card
You Are Not Alone - 12 min.
(2014) A young girl is torn between telling
the authorities that her mother is a drug
addict. She never knows when an angel just
might be guiding her.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Jill Gran at 850-251-8988
Recovery U: Collegiate Recovery
Michael Clinch
Life of Purpose (FAU)