Archive for May, 2008

Finding Normal will play May 12 in Vancouver at Movie Monday. Brian and several of the Central City Concern mentors will answer questions from the audience after the film via telephone.

Here’s Movie Monday’s write-up about the film.

Here’s a film that I think all of us in Victoria who are trying to find answers to the complex problems of addiction and what recovery might look like, should see.

This mentor run program has about a 70 percent success rate, often with people who have failed multiple times in recovery.”

…a thoroughly engrossing documentary by Brian Lindstrom about a group of Portland drug addicts and their rehab counselors trying day-by-day to keep themselves clean, sober and together.”

The film is raw and real, filled with undeniable moments of pain and elation and human personality. It’s impossible to imagine a more honest look at this all-too-common world….”


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