The House I Live In


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THE HOUSE I LIVE IN

Directed by Eugene Jarecki


PRESS COVERAGE, NEW YORK, February 1st, 2012


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DEMOCRACY NOW
“The House I Live In” Exposes the Economic, Moral Failure of the US War on Drugs

CNN with Soledad O’Brien
Taking a hard look on the war on drugs: Musician John Legend and director Eugene Jarecki on their doc 'The House I Live In'

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
"The House I Live In" director Eugene Jarecki sheds light on America's system of mass incarceration

Real Time with Bill Maher
Episode 260, Eugne Jarecki

Tavis Smiley Interview with Eugene Jarecki
Eugene Jarecki unpacks The House I Live In, his documentary on America’s longest war—the war on drugs

Bloomberg.com
U.S. War on Drugs Misguided, Filmmaker Says

New York Magazine
Eugene Jarecki Profile in New York Magazine

REUTERS
Brad Pitt blasts U.S. 'War on Drugs', calls for policy rethink

THE NEW YORK TIMES
One Woman’s Family, a String of Casualties in the War on Drugs

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
“I’m Brad Pitt and I’m a drug addict” - Brad Pitt Promotes “The House I Live In” at Los Angeles Screening

LOS ANGELES TIMES
“The House I Live In” calls for cease-fire in war on drugs

THE WASHINGTON POST
The House I Live In

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
'House I Live In' explores war on drugs and its toll on America ???

VELOUR ONLINE
"THE HOUSE I LIVE IN is a carefully woven documentary that attempts to explain why the land of the free currently has a higher percentage of its population behind bars than any other country."

BOSTON.COM
"Lucid, long-view unpacking of the War on Drugs"

NEW YORK TIMES BLOG, THE CARPETBAGGER
"Jarecki's findings about the causes of the war on drugs – specifically as a powerful instrument of racial and class control – and his conclusions about its untold number of casualties and nominally unseen costs are shocking if not surprising."

REALSCREEN.COM
"A wide-ranging examination of America’s war on drugs"

INDIEWIRE
Meet the 2012 Sundance Filmmaker: Eugene Jarecki

NEW YORK TIMES BLOG, THE CARPETBAGGER
"Jarecki's documentary argues that America's War on Drugs needs a drastic rethinking".

VARIETY
"Jarecki ("Why We Fight") takes inventory of the true consequences of this losing war on drugs battle in "The House I Live In," a ballsy mix of interviews and editorializing that's daring enough to question a costly crackdown..."

INDIEWIRE
"The House I Live In", Eugene Jarecki win Best Documentary

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Sundance 2012: Grand Jury Prize Winner Eugene Jarecki on Drug War Doc, THE HOUSE I LIVE IN Hollywood Reporter