This is a fictional short film (18 mins) of a young man who lives his life as if he belonged in a dirt hole. It is an inspirational story of low self-esteem, addiction, relapse and recovery and how the man is able to re-identify himself and his life. The film is free and was written and produced independently by ILD for anyone to watch and to show as an educational tool to clients/patients in treatment programs.
“A powerful film.” An academic professor
“My patients respond to this film.” A counselor
“I think that if we share this film we can show the still sick and suffering addicts that they deserve a better life.” A CRPA
“I definitely related to this film.” A recovering person
“Really brought me back to where I was and how far I’ve come! Thank You!” A recovering person
An audio interview with Billy Syracuse (18 mins) – Billy was featured in the short film THE HOLE: A Story of Addiction, Relapse and Recovery