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Free public screening set for Heroin(e) documentary, cast panel discussion

Jan Rader stands in front of a fire engine at the Huntington Fire Department. Rader is one of three women profiled in the Netflix original documentary “Heroin(e)” and will appear for a discussion of the film and Huntington’s opioid crisis following the Oct. 26 screening.
(Parthenon photo by Sadie Helmick)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A free, public screening of the Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary, Heroin(e), is set for Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m.

The film captures the efforts of three women—a fire chief, a judge and a street missionary— as they battle West Virginia’s devastating opioid epidemic on the front lines.

Following the documentary, there will be a panel discussion led by filmmaker and director Elaine McMillion Sheldon. The panel will feature the women the film follows: Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader, Cabell County Judge Patricia Keller, and Necia Freeman of Brown Bag Ministry.


When:                        Thursday, Feb. 15, @ 7 pm


Where:                       University of Charleston, Geary Auditorium, 2300 MacCorkle Ave SE. Charleston, WV 25304



WV Public Broadcasting

Stop WV Overdoses

Elaine McMillion Sheldon, Filmmaker and Director

Jan Rader, Huntington Fire Chief

Judge Patricia Keller, Cabell County

Necia Freeman, Brown Bag Ministry


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