A Special Interview on Oscar Nominated Film Heroin(e)


We bring you a special episode of The Legislature Today. West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Executive Producer Suzanne Higgins sits down with Elaine McMillion Sheldon, producer and director of the Oscar nominated documentary film Heroin(e), Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader, and Family Court and former-longtime Drug Court Judge Patricia Keller.

It was EMS Day at the Capitol – a day when the work of Emergency Medical Service Providers is recognized. On the House floor, delegates honored the Oscar nominated documentary Heroin(e) with a citation presentation.

Heroin(e) is a film that follows three women battling the opioid crisis in Huntington, West Virginia – one of them, an EMS firefighter.

Higgins is joined by the filmmaker and two of these women.

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