Directed by Eugene Jarecki
Not Rated | 108 min | USA 2011
Filmed in more than twenty states, THE HOUSE I LIVE IN captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war—a definitive portrait revealing its profound human rights implications.
Winner, Grand Jury Prize: Documentary – 2012 Sundance Film Festival
**Post film Q+A with Christopher St. John, one of the films’s producers.
Christopher St. John is an award-winning producer and journalist with broad experience in print, broadcast and documentary. He began his career in production at ABC News, working for Good Morning America before moving to the News Magazine division, where he contributed to 20/20 and Primetime. Since turning his attention to documentary, Christopher has co-produced FREAKONOMICS (Magnolia, 2010) and the Emmy award-winning REAGAN (HBO, 2011). Most recently, he produced THE HOUSE I LIVE IN (BBC/ITVS, 2012), which won the 2012 Sundance Grand Jury Prize. He has also worked as regional correspondent in Southeast Asia for a number of US and international publications and was staff reporter and editor at the Cambodia Daily newspaper.