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The Anonymous People Review

THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction.  Deeply entrenched social stigma and mass participation in widely successful anonymous 12-step groups have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades.  The vacuum created by this silence has been filled by sensational mass media depictions of addiction that continue to perpetuate a lurid public fascination with the dysfunctional side of what is a preventable and treatable health condition.  This film aims to change that public perception by asking us the question, “are you proud enough of who you are as a recovering person to be an advocate for those that still suffer?”  Are you willing to come out of the shadows and speak about you own recovery? This film asks a tough question as the 12th tradition states, “Anonymity is the spiritual foundation for all…

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