Directed by Elaine McMillian Sheldon, documentary, 89 minutes, USA, 2018.
In the heart of America’s opioid epidemic, four men attempt to reinvent their lives and reenter society sober after years of drug abuse. Recovery Boys, is an intimate look at the strength, brotherhood, and courage that it takes to overcome addiction and lays bare the internal conflict of recovery and the external hurdles of an unforgiving society. Discussion with director Elaine McMillion Sheldon (MFA ‘13) to follow. W, EC