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REEL Recovery Film Festival In San Francisco

(Photo Credit: http://reelrecoveryfilmfestival.org/)

(Photo Credit: http://reelrecoveryfilmfestival.org/)

To commemorate National Alcohol Awareness Month, San Francisco will host the REEL Recovery Film Festival.  The national event will be debuting the work of filmmakers who make honest films about addiction, alcoholism, behavioral disorders, treatment and recovery. Over three days the festival will screen 33 feature-length and short, fictional and factional films. There will be expert panel discussions following most of the screenings, which will take place primarily at the gorgeous Delancey Street Foundation Theater on the Embarcadero in San Francisco.

The Festival is hosted by the non-profit, Writers In Treatment, the organization uses art as a healing tool to help those recovering from addiction, alcoholism, and other self-destructive behaviors. The San Francisco Festival is being co-produced by the local non-profit organization Alcohol Justice the industry watchdog, promotes evidence-based public health policies and organizes campaigns with diverse communities and youth against the alcohol industry’s harmful practices.

(Photo Credit: http://reelrecoveryfilmfestival.org/)

(Photo Credit: http://reelrecoveryfilmfestival.org/)

WHEN: April 24-27, 2014


Delancey Street Theater
600 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94107
Ph. 415-512-5153

TICKETS: Please click here to purchase tickets.

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