High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell
The documentary frames the lives of three addicts against this background; particularly their hopeless situations, while exploring them as human beings.
The film reveals the lives behind addiction: their aspirations, why they do drugs and why they don’t quit, etc. It interviews their families, friends, and members of the community, discussing how drugs have destroyed the lives of the addicts. Richard Farrell, one of the directors, writers, and producers, is a native Lowellian and a former addict; allowing the crew deep access to the city’s drug scene.