Shifty  A drug dealer is visited by an estranged friend just as he is struggling
to cope with a ruthless rival, their suspicious supplier, an increasingly desperate
addict and opposition from his brother.
Starring: Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng,
Francesca Annis, and Jay Simpson.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1104126/ Shifty, a young
crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when
his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs,
and with his family about to turn their back on him for good, Shifty must out-run
and out-smart a rival drug dealer, intent on setting him up for a big fall. As his
long time friend Chris, confronts the dark past he left behind him, Shifty is forced
to face up to the violent future he's hurtling towards.
IRVINE WELSH'S ECSTASY  Based on Irvine Welsh's controversial book, Ecstasy:
Three Tales of Chemical Romance, ECSTASY is a twisted tale that explores the euphoric
highs and the devastating lows of a chemical romance. Lloyd (Adam Sinclair) is on
top of the world - beautiful girls, great club sounds, and a never ending supply
of the love drug, sustained by a smuggling sideline for the local drug boss Solo
(Carlo Rota). But when he meets Heather (Kristin Kreuk) he is forced to question
if the love he feels is real.
THE ACID HOUSE  Three twisted tales of abuse, drugs, displaced personalities
and insect life by Scottish writer Irving Welsh. Welsh himself wrote the screenplay,
and appears as a minor character in the film.
THE HOUSE I LIVE IN  An investigative look at America's war on drugs and its
impact on the criminal justice system, with a focus on the experiences of Nannie
Jeter, a former employee of filmmaker Eugene Jarecki's family.
This film won the Grand
Jury Prize at Sundance 2012 for Documentary. It will have a Limited Release on October
DUSTED (TV movie 1981) Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when
their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana
joint laced with PCP, or "angel dust," and the family wrestles with the crisis. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082019/
SMASHED  A married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of alcohol gets
their relationship put to the test when the wife decides to get sober. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2063781/