VT Film Nominated for Emmy Award

opiate effectThe Opiate Effect a film directed and filmed by Derek Halquist of Green River Pictures has been nominated for a New England Emmy Award in the documentary film category. The film, features the story of Will Gates, a UVM student who died from a heroin overdose in 2009, and the effects on his family as recounted primarily by his father, Skip Gates.
The film has previously won a number of regional and one national award.
If a school, parent or student group would like to obtain free copies of the film, or arrange a presentation by U.S. Attorney Coffin and Skip Gates, please contact Aimee Stearns at 802-951-6725 or email Aimee.Stearns@usdoj.gov.

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