The War We Ignore Film

From WLWT.

As Greater Cincinnati struggles to contain a growing heroin epidemic, Adam Steele decided to capture the drug's devastation with his camera. While he worked by day as a landscaper, Steele became an amateur filmmaker at night because as a dad, he became worried his kids might be exposed to a pill or a needle that could change their lives forever.

"It's terrifying, to be honest," Steele said. "Very, very terrifying."

Steele talked about the impact illegal opioids, like heroin, have had on the community he calls home.

"I grew up here in West Chester, Ohio," Steele said. "I've been here most of my life, since about 5, 6 years old."

For the past two years, Steele used his passion for filmmaking to document the damage heroin has done.

Read more about the film here. It premiers at the AMC Theater in West Chester on March 11th. Buy tickets here.