Watch: Intriguing Trailer for War on Drugs Doc 'The House I Live In'
Documentarian Eugene Jarecki has already tackled topics like the military supremacy of the United States in Why We Fight, the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics in Freakonomics and one of our nation's presidents in Reagan. Now he's diving into the War on Drugs, a costly endeavor that arguably has created more problems that solutions to society's drug use, with the documentary The House I Live In. This film criticizes the War on Drugs, claiming it has cost countless lives, destroyed families, and inflicted untold damage on future generations. It's quite captivating. Watch!
Here's the first trailer for Eugene Jarecki's The House I Live In, in high def from Apple:
Filmed in more than twenty states, The House I Live In tells the stories of individuals at all levels of America's War on Drugs. From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of United States drug policy. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, the film directed by Eugene Jarecki (Reagan, Why We Fight, Freakonomics) will be released in theaters on October 5th.