Life after Addiction

Season 1 Episode 16

Thu, 6 Feb 2014 5:00pm

“You’re like a slave but you don’t know it”

“…I woke up, I was full of blood……and I thought no man, I don’t want to live like this”

Drug addiction plagues our communities, but addiction is merely a symptom of greater social ills. Wayne, Alston and Craig got caught up in Cape Town’s gang and drug culture at an early age. They discuss their struggle to lead normal lives after years of addiction, gang activity and various stints in prison.They describe the moments which led them to sobriety.

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Film Credits

Director: Jo Menell

Camera/Editor: Richard Mills

Production Assistant: Ndumisano Sibindlana

Special Thanks: Craig Osborne


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