News

The Oscar-nominated director of Netflix’s ‘Heroin(e)’ talks about exploring a side of the opioid epidemic that the media ignores

Director Elaine McMillion Sheldon’s Oscar-nominated documentary “Heroin(e)” follows three women fighting the opioid epidemic in the town of Huntington, West Virginia. Sheldon spoke to Business Insider about the challenges of the drug crisis, her collaboration with Netflix on the film, and the film’s life as a tool for community outreach. […]
The Oscar-nominated director of Netflix’s ‘Heroin(e)’ talks about exploring a side of the opioid epidemic that the media ignores