USA / 2022 / 117’
Director: Laura Poitras
Producer: Nan Goldin, Howard Gertler, John S. Lyons, Yoni Golijov, Laura Poitras
Runtime: 1h 57m

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A documentary by Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras about the globally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin.

Everywhere you can see Nan Goldin's art, whether it's at the Museum of Modern Art in New York or at the National Gallery in London, you often come across the name Sackler - the owners of the philanthropic company of the same name. The Sackler family owned a pharmaceutical company that made billions from the painkiller "OxyContin." The company concealed the addiction potential of the drug and significantly contributed to deepening the opioid crisis in the United States. Nan Goldin took the medication after a dental operation and, due to her previous history of drug addiction, experienced a severe relapse.

In 2017, she exposed the truth about the drug and founded the activist group P.A.I.N., whose goal is to prevent museums from accepting donations from the Sacklers.

Awards: Golden Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival 2022


If you’ve ever doubted how art, rage or action can make meaningful change, Goldin’s combination of all three fighting an opioid crisis that nearly killed her is exhilarating proof of the power of “screaming in the streets”.

Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times