the drug years
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synopsis

This groundbreaking four-part documentary series chronicles the cultural impact of illicit drug use in America during the past half-century. What modestly began with the counter-culture during the ’50s now touches every American life, from the inner cities to celebrity mansions. In revealing archive footage, THE DRUG YEARS tells the fascinating story of how we got here, and asks hard questions about the future.

credits

DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY | Hart Perry & Dana Perry

EDITORS | Richard Lowe & Frank Keraudren

CONSULTING PRODUCER | Martin Torgoff

SUPERVISING PRODUCER | Audrey Costadina

SUPERVISING PRODUCER | Stephen Mintz

SUPERVISING PRODUCER | Ann Rose

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | Brad Abramson

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | Michael Hirschorn

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | Lynne Kirby

WINNER CINE GOLDEN EAGLE

WINNER TELLY AWARD

WINNER HIGH TIMES STONY AWARD

IDA NOMINEE

OFFICIAL SELECTION FULL FRAME FILM FESTIVAL

“classic television, packed with magnificent archival footage and consistently profound insights about the role that illicit drug use and abuse has had in shaping our nation.”