Critical Writing Index

Henderson: Recovering Love is about reclaiming lives

by Helen Henderson

The Toronto Star, Nov. 19, 2010

Helen Henderson discusses director/producer Laura Sky's documentary Recovering Love. Sky was named "one of Canada's most distinguished documentary filmmakers", by Sudbury's Laurentian University, and with this, recieved an honorary doctorate. At the ceremony, Sky met Diane Massicotte, who had connections to the Iris Addiction Recovery Centre for Women, which prompted a collaboration.

Recovering Love, documents women and their families suffering from addiction, touching on broader issues concerning bad marriages, abuse, systemic discrimination, racism and poverty.

ITEM 2010.060 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Recovering LoveLaura Sky