Land Grant Films doc in Knox Film Fest
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Reaching Recovery screens at Knoxville Film Festival Friday, August 26th at 12:30

Land Grant Films' most recent documentary "Reaching Recovery: Pregnancy and Addiction in East Tennessee" will screen this Friday as part of the 4th annual Knoxville Film Festival. “Reaching Recovery” examines the problem of opiate addiction in East Tennessee and documents the struggles addicted mothers face in finding, entering and completing treatment programs. The film tells its story through the first-person narratives of recovering addicts and interviews with medical experts, addiction specialists and policy makers. View the trailer now

The Knoxville Film Festival runs from August 26 to 28 at Regal Downtown West Cinema. "Reaching Recovery" will screen at 12:30 p.m. Friday, August 26. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Knoxville Film Festival’s website. Our film will be paired with "Officer Involved," a feature documentary that explores  "the highly secretive and socially taboo topic of what the officer experiences in the wake of an officer-involved shooting."  
Land Grant Films is in production on our next documentary! This time we are collaborating with Bridge Refugee Services to examine refugee resettlement in East Tennessee. The film will follow a Burundian family as they move to Knoxville from a Tanzanian refugee camp.
Abby Bower, a UT sophomore and producer of Reaching Recovery, has been named the first WBIR-Land Grant Films joint intern. Abby will work on the two documentaries we are currently developing and will produce digital content related to the films for
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Land Grant Films is able to do the work we do, because of the amazing support we have received from the Knoxville community. If you are interested supporting our upcoming projects contact Prof. Geidner, the director of Land Grant Films, at or donate online today
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