MOMS LIVING CLEAN : SCREENING OF SHEILA GANZ’S NEW DOCUMENTARY IN SAN FRANCISCO

Unlocking the Heart of Adoption filmmaker Sheila Ganz is working on a new documentary, Moms Living Clean. On August 23, there will be a free work-in-progress screening and Q&A at the San Francisco Art Institute. Below is a letter from Sheila with details. Dear Friend, I am pleased to announce the work-in-progress screening of the 90 minute documentary MOMS LIVING CLEAN and Q&A discussion with the filmmaker, Sheila Ganz. Saturday, August 23rd6:30-9:30pmSan Francisco Art Institute800 Chestnut Street(between Leavenworth and Jones)San FranciscoAdmission is Free. Seating is limited.to RSVP call: 415.564.3691, oremail: [email protected] This feature documentary sheds light on the issues and individuals exploring opposing ways of dealing with substance abuse ~ treatment vs incarceration. The film chronicles six mothers in a women and children’s residential treatment program over three years, from entry through transition, where they learn recovery and good parenting skills, and attempt to become self-sufficient. There is Rachel, a victim of abuse, who learns to speak her truth. Lisa S was in prison for using and selling drugs feels a sense of responsibility for her daughter. Leslie forgives herself for her past prostitution and gains a feeling of pride. Intersecting with their stories is the progression of drug policies Continue Reading →