Opioid Tragedy: Inside the Fentanyl Crisis” is a gut-wrenching investigative documentary that uncovers the chilling reality of a deadly public health crisis. The world may be grappling with a pandemic, but this documentary argues that fentanyl is a deadlier epidemic that aggressively claims lives and destroys families across North America.
100 times stronger than heroin, the synthetic opioid is more potent, cheaper and smaller, making it easier to sell and transport. The crisis has engulfed Vancouver, the epicenter of the tragedy, where health care workers, activists and fentanyl dealers are fighting to contain the catastrophic crisis. The documentary delves deep into this tragedy to show how the drug is replacing heroin and spreading death, misery and destruction in its path. With its life like characters, including users and those affected by the drug, this documentary is a moving account of how fentanyl has shattered the lives of the homeless and marginalized in society.