Free Screening Of “Beautiful Boy” Spotlights Addiction, Recovery
Billings is one of 20 U.S. cities that will take part in a national day of action on addiction featuring a screening of the award-winning movie "Beautiful Boy."
Art House Cinema & Pub (109 N. 30th St.) will host the free screening TONIGHT (2/12) at 7:30pm in partnership with Crossway Counseling Center.
"Beautiful Boy," starring Steve Carell, is based on a memoir from David and Nic Sheff that tells the heartbreaking and inspiring story of a family coping with many years of addiction. A pre-recorded Q&A with the Sheff's will follow the screening.
According to the CDC, more than 700,000 people have died from a drug overdose since 1999, more than 70,000 in 2017 alone. No community is left untouched with an average of 130 people losing their lives daily from an overdose of opioids.