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Moms Living Clean a documentary-in-progress

Sheila Ganz, filmmaker

Six mothers with addictions on the verge of losing custody of their children enter an innovative substance abuse treatment program in San Rafael, California hoping to turn their lives around.  Filmed over three years the feature documentary Moms Living Clean chronicles the women’s struggles and triumphs through the six month residency and their transition back into the community.
Rachel escaped her abusive boyfriend with her two babies and wants to stop the cycle. Lisa S was in prison for selling drugs hopes to start over.  Leslie charged with online prostitution and drug use, works to rebuild her life after losing custody of her daughter.  Lisa R relapsed and is determined to make it this time.  Krista didn’t think she had a problem.  Julia wants her son to be drug-free.  Continue reading