On the 10th September the Recovery Street Film Festival will host its official launch in Borough Market in London. The festival will be opened by Mitch Winehouse, founder of the drugs and alcohol charity The Amy Winehouse Foundation. Mitch Winehouse will also announce the overall festival winner, who will be awarded with £1000 worth of film related training and prizes.
Organised by a consortium of addiction treatment providers including Phoenix Futures, Turning Point, CRI, Blenheim and Action on Addiction, supported by Public Health England, Alcohol Concern and Drugscope, the festival aims to celebrate and promote recovery from substance misuse.
The launch will see the premier of the official festival films on the subject of recovery, chosen by a panel of film professionals including award winning documentary film maker Emma Wakefield, film producer Lisa Bryer, whose credits include The Last King of Scotland and psychologist, writer and documentary film maker David Cohen.
The Recovery Street Film Festival will launch in Borough Market on Wednesday 10th September at 12.30pm. The festival will be open from 9.00 am.
8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL
9:00am - 5:00pm