For Your Consideration



The premiere of a debut documentary by Irish director Mary Sue Connelly on the real story behind America’s opioid epidemic.

Isabelle Blanche writes:

Overdosed highlights the troubling turmoil of the opioid crisis in America, as witnessed in the small town of Petersburg in rural West Virginia, the state hardest hit by this epidemic. Through interviews with former drug dealers, over-prescribing doctors, DEA agents and local community members, Mary Sue Connolly uncovers what is a shocking narrative of intentional placement of opioids in this under-served community by the pharmaceutical industry

On Wednesday, April 24 at the Seán O’Casey Theatre, St. Mary’s Road, East Wall, Dublin 1 at 7pm, with a Q&A with Mary Sue afterwards.

Overdosed screening (Facebook)


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