The House I Live In (2012)

  • May 25, 2013 · 1:00 PM
  • Queens Public Library, Steinway Branch

A Must See...

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy. 

Director: Eugene Jarecki
of Why We Fight (2005), Freakonomics (2010), Reagan (2011)
Runtime:  108 min

Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival, 2012

The House I Live In Trailer

More info on Film's Website

The documentary that Brad Pitt Promoted at Los Angeles Screening


“2012's Best Documentary! The Most Important Drug War Film You’ll Ever See.” – Mark Hughes, Forbes

“Fearless! A Model Of The Ambitious, Vitalizing Activist Work That Exists To Stir The Sleeping To Wake.” – Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

“The House I Live In Will Blow Your Mind!” – Anne Thompson, Indiewire

“Searing! One Of The Most Important Pieces Of Nonfiction To Hit The Screen In Years.” – Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times

“I’d Hate To Imply That It’s Your Civic Duty To See The House I Live In, But Guess What – It Is.” – Ty Burr, The Boston Globe


The event is free but please RSVP responsibly and bring your thought for discussion.


  • Ice breaking: 
    Meet each other - old and new members. please come at 1 p.m.
  • Screening: 
    Screening will start at 2 p.m.
  • Conversation: 
    Talk about the film and related issues.
  • Food: 
    We will go to nearby eatery and go dutch.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Yes, the afternoon was alot of fun.

    May 26, 2013

  • Mizan

    Thanks all for afterwards doc discussion.

    May 26, 2013

  • Gregg

    sorry change of plans

    May 25, 2013

  • Stanley

    Really wanna go but have to work the whole wknd. Sorry:-(

    May 25, 2013

  • Ali

    Really wanted to come but something came up.
    Hope to make it next time.

    May 25, 2013

  • jim C

    Ive been looking forward to seeing this film for awhile.

    May 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was going to attend but another event I was previously waiting on, came through for the same time slot

    May 22, 2013

  • Cheri C.

    I've also seen the trailer. Looking forward to a thought provoking afternoon.

    May 20, 2013

  • Mizan

    Welcome to the wonderful world of non-fiction films, Deborah. Hope you will enjoy the docs with us.

    May 15, 2013

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