TICKETS / Washington D.C. / Atlantic Plumbing Cinema
HEROIN(E) - Once a bustling industrial town, Huntington, W.V. has become the epicenter of America’s modern opioid epidemic with an overdose rate 10 times the national average. This flood of heroin now threatens this Appalachian city with a cycle of generational addiction, lawlessness and poverty. But within this distressed landscape, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Hollow) shows a different side of the fight against drugs -- one of hope, highlighting three women working to change the town’s narrative one person at a time. FIRST SCREENING: Followed by Q&A with Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator of "Meet the Press," and the filmmakers. SECOND SCREENING: Followed by Q&A with Katy Tur, NBC News correspondent and MSNBC anchor, and the filmmakers.