heroin Documentaries

The Rise of Fentanyl

2018 Unrated

The Rise of Fentanyl: More than two years ago BBC News made a report on the growing problem of opioid addiction in the United States.   Today, an American under the age of 50 is more likely to die from a drug overdose than anything else. The illegal production of Fentanyl, an opioid used[...]

Hometown: A Portrait of the American Opioid Epidemic

2018 Unrated

Hometown is a 2018 documentary by filmmaker Brandon Lavoie that takes an intimate look at America's current opioid epidemic. Seen through the eyes of a mother and the lens of a small town.

The Life of Junkie Junior


The Life of Junkie Junior is a cult 1987 documentary which follows the daily routine of 29-year-old heroin addict Junior Rios as he endeavours to sustain his $200 habit through any means possible. Rios lives in the South Bronx, an area which at the time was experiencing a huge crack and heroin epide[...]

Drugs Inc: Alaska Heroin Rush

2012 Unrated

Drugs, Inc. is an ongoing documentary series which runs on the National Geographic channel, it explores global narcotics production and trafficking and features interviews with drug dealers, smugglers, recreational drug users, drug addicts, and law enforcement officers. The series started in 2010 an[...]

Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street

2000 Unrated

  Director Steven Okazak takes us onto the streets of San Francisco, California in the 2000 documentary film Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street to follow the lives of addicts.   It's a harrowing journey and shows the drug-related degradation of five youths (Jake, Tra[...]

Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict


The FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have joined efforts to combat the growing drug abuse problem in The United States, particularly Heroin abuse.   Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict aims to educate young adults and students about the dangers of addiction.[...]

Drugs Map of Britain - 2. Manchester: Heroin Haters

2016 Unrated

Drugs Map of Britain episode two - Manchester: Heroin Haters. In this documentary we meet a group of men who see that violence is the solution to the growing number of people who are using Heroin in Manchester, England. In the documentary we see how they feel that the people who leave[...]

Heroin: Cape Cod (preview)


Heroin: Cape Cod: A documentary about Heroin use in the United States. heroin is one of the most addictive and deadly drugs in the world and it’s use is becoming more and more wide spread in the US with overdose deaths quadrupling in 2014 compared to what they were in 2001. The film focuses sp[...]

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