Heroin(e), a Netflix documentary featuring three women committed to fighting Huntington’s heroin epidemic, has been invited to the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit, held in Chicago on October 31-November 1. The film’s director, Elaine Sheldon, also will lead a breakout session on the topic of active citizenship at the summit.

If you can’t make it to Chicago, the film also will have screenings across the state in coming weeks:

  • Oct. 26, 2017 in Huntington, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 30, 2017 in Keyser, 7 p.m.
  • Nov. 15, 2017 in Shepherdstown, 6 p.m.
  • Nov. 16, 2017 in Morgantown, 6 p.m.

The documentary follows Huntington fire chief Jan Rader, Judge Patricia Keller, and Necia Freeman of Brown Bag Ministry. Rader and Freeman were featured in WV Living‘s “Wonder Women” classes of 2016 and 2017, respectively. Sheldon, who also produced the interactive documentary Hollow, was featured in our inaugural “Wonder Women” list in 2014.

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Zack Harold
Written by Zack Harold
Zack Harold is a southern West Virginia native. He covered education, health, and government at the Charleston Daily Mail before becoming the newspaper’s features editor. He joined New South Media in 2015, became managing editor of WV Living in January 2016, and took over as managing editor of Wonderful West Virginia in July 2016.