“Our American Family” Documentary Screening ┃ December 6, 2023

Join Mountain Lake PBS at the Strand Center for the Arts in Plattsburgh, NY for a screening of Our American Family. A very special guest, Linda, the mother featured in the film, will join us for a discussion following the screening.

Addiction is an all-encompassing force, in not only of the lives of the afflicted, but also those around them. Our American Family provides an honest, unfiltered look at a close-knit Philadelphia family dealing with generational substance abuse. Captured at a pivotal “nothing to lose” moment, for over the course of a year, five family members tired of life with addiction on center stage, each struggle to transcend their crippling histories. What will it take to shift this entrenched, wrenching pattern in their lives? Will they be able to make significant shifts to help their next generation? The members of Our American Family invite us into their lives to find hope and to explore what’s possible. Though they often falter, their familial loyalty is powerful, demonstrating how through love and dedication people can rise out of the deepest depths. For a touching, eyeopening look into one of America’s most pressing crises, look no further.

Mountain Lake PBS is hosting a screening of Our American Family at the Strand Center for the Arts in Plattsburgh, NY on December 6th at 7pm. Tickets are free, but you are asked to reserve your seats in advance.