Holly Hardman - Director and Producer of the documentary film - As Prescribed.
Recorded on 13/1/23
As Prescribed will screen at the Love Wins Film Festival in June 2023 and will be distributed by The Video Project starting in fall 2023.
If you are interested in organizing a community screening, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information: www.asprescribedfilm.com
In this episode we discuss Holly's groundbreaking documentary film 'As Prescribed', her experience with prescription medicine harm, filmmaking, healing, the light at the end of the tunnel, radical acceptance.
00.52 Holly’s experience and story with a prescribed Benzodiazepine
7.22 The Appreciation of Life
8.43 Do not just stop taking the medication abruptly
10.11 About ‘As Precribed’ - Documentary FIlm
14.17 Why do you think people should watch this film?
16.30 How did you go about researching and finding the participants for the film? / Was there anything that really shocked and suprised you in the process of producing this film?
18.44 The Benzodiazepine Legislation Bill Origins
24.36 What made you choose film as the medium to tell this story?
32.43 How the film has impacted others and raised awareness of Benzo injury
39.00 Stevie Nicks, creativity and Benzodiazepines
39.53 Why haven’t the celebrity stories resonated properly?
40.00 The Term Addiction vs the Term BIND
44.31 Why do you think the awareness around Benzos has not gained traction or belief, even though people have been warning of the dangers for decades?
49.28 What do you think might’ve been going through the heads of the senators and commitee members when they’re hearing different ends of the spectrum regarding the Benzo bill?
53.00 More about ‘As Prescribed’ - undercover filming of a doctor treating a Benzo-harmed patient in AE
1.00.55 How do you process the injustice of it all?
1.02.37 Are there any additional words of wisdom/hope you can share with others?Support the show
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